Author Archives: kevjoynes

About kevjoynes

Retired teacher from L'dod High-when it was a top school! Originally West Mids, but been in Wales since 1973.Started birding at age 7-hiatus 'til 2000 when retirement gave time for photography.

SPRAWK-Rock Park

Well done Anthea! ( Layton). 2 superb pics of a fem Sparrowhawk in her garden today.

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Cefnllys /Lake

Well, the foul Jan weather has produced! Our long lost Redpolls return ( sadly just a male and fem) ;the LTTs pop in; the Sprawk does his best (no posing!) ;the Floor /Tree creeper is regular, as is the Goldcrest … Continue reading

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Blackcap Cefnllys

A surprise visit on the 3 frosty days from a male Blackap-presumably a guest from abroad, as  ours tend to nip over the channel and most  of those we see here in Winter  are not resident as we once thought,but … Continue reading

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Elan

Up the Claerwen yesterday and only 4 Goldeneye on Dol y mynach plus re 100 Fieldfares halfway to the dam.

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L’dod lake

No wonder Brits discuss weather so much! Suddenly we have glorious sunshine! Hence we popped off to Aber ( as all good Doddies do), yesterday and were treated to a lovely fem Kingfisher on the front (pics on Cardi site) … Continue reading

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Cefnllys etc

The weather continues to be interesting-just wish I could send it to my relatives in Oz! Anyway the Fieldfares were still up the golf course area on Thurs, when I grabbed a few pics , but not since…can’t blame them … Continue reading

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Lake & Cefnllys.

Plenty of tits and Bullfinches at Cefnllys-Coal and Marsh pictured along with Long Tailed -the latter have increased to 6 today , but stay so briefly gettting a pic away from feeders is a task! Likewise the Goldcrest ; Treecreeper … Continue reading

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