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.

Cefnllys +Elan

Tim Sparrow reported a Green Woodpecker a.m. behind his house which he watched for some time-guess it’s the one I saw some days back ,but good to know it’s still around. Treecreeper with us and the usual finches-Green & Gold … Continue reading

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Cefnllys& Lake

GSWoody regular and Nutties -on lake only 7 Goosanders today after the TWITS yesterday decided to have a firework display  in the middle of the day and scared most of the stuff off!!! Half wits or what? They couldn’t even … Continue reading

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Lake update.

Desperately trying to catch up : these pics fromWeds.Too much to pop on! Cormorant unscrewing its head; male Goosander moulting out ; fem in full plumes and male likewise just shouting to me  : “Can’t hear you Kev!”.

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Frenchmen @ Pont ar Elan

Yesterday ,John Davis (Ceredigion) told me there were 5 Redlegged Partridges at Pont ar Elan. I took pics of same a week ago in Cwmystwyth, never dreaming they would come our way ( there were 7 then), so eyes about … Continue reading

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Rouzels still.

Some from yesterday,although extremely hard to nail with a succession of clowns disturbing all! They were mostly feeding away from the quarry as a result, but back today tho heavy rain ensued from 11:30.  

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Goosander L’dod Lake.

Single male present p.m. GC Grebe still with us-might decide to go after the fireworks!!

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Ring Ouzels @ Caban Coch-late extra!

A few more of these delightful visitors before they leave us once again heading for warmer climes around the Med basin. We don’t get so many nowadays-they once bred in this area when I first xed the border in 1973 … Continue reading

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