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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.

Sandpipers @ L’dod.

3 Common Sands 1st spotted by Richard Knight and reported by Carlton mid p.m. at the lake. I missed them , but got the Great Crested Grebes :all 3 young intact. Advertisements

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L’dod Lake

The Tufted duck plus 3 wee ones are intact pm. but Heron and LBbgulls are in evidence!

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Cefnllys.

Late House Martins have finally beaten off the Sparrows and are nesting in our “box”; the Kite is performing well in the garden and used to the scraps! A pair of Spotted Flies (or the same) nesting again in Rock … Continue reading

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Spotties survive Music Fest.Sorry-it came up very big!!!

I feared the worst , but adaptable as ever, the Spotted Flycatchers have made it in the Rock park.Not so many around this year (how often do we hear that?), but at least I have seen one brood ¬†fledge.Nothing goes … Continue reading

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L’dod etc.

Sorry enthusiasts, but Gracias-the perennial “scramble” is over and the lake can resume “normality” ! Just feel they could host it somewhere a tad more convenient , but there we are. Anyway , the Reed Warbs did their best to … Continue reading

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Belated Elan

Away at weekend , so catching up.Pair of Whinchats feeding young; Buzzards with a youngster ( 100yds + from dam wall) and a pair of Stonechats up Craig Goch and beyond.

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Elan

Just cus the sun came out…no Osprey! Still, we had an otter at Dol-y-mynach and just as I got the camera on him , he dived! Thus the pic of his bubbles as he went round the corner out of … Continue reading

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