Author Archives: Tony Ware

Elan Valley

PENYGARREG The dams are looking pretty spectacular and all in full flow, enjoy.

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Elan Valley

December highlights included: The Ring Ouzel still present in the v c carpark, 1st (early morning only), a Green Woodpecker was in the village 4th and 2 Woodcock were flushed, from woodland down Claerwen 10th. 150 + Fieldfare, 19 Goldeneye … Continue reading

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Elan Valley

19 Goldeneye present today, other birds of note included 150+ Fieldfare, 2 Little Grebe and a male Hen Harrier.

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Between the showers.

Rhayader: A Kingfisher flew downstream under Cwmdauddwr bridge, 3 Pied Wagtails also present, and 25 + Redwing flew over the town. Pantydwr: The Hooded Crow is still showing well in the fields, just south of the village, also 100+ Fieldfare. … Continue reading

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Ring Ouzel and others, Elan Valley.

November highlights included: At Gwaelod 3 groups of Crossbills totalled 100+ (4th), a Little Egret was seen briefly at Dolymynach (6th), there were 7 Lesser Black-backed Gulls on Caban coch and a Woodcock at Claerwen (12th), Brambling numbers peaked with … Continue reading

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Great Grey Shrike

This very elusive bird is still present in the forest area of Bwlch-y-Sarnau, seen briefly today. Also of note were 150+ Herring Gulls, 50+ Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 30+ Crossbills, 25 Golden Plovers and 6 Stonechats.

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Hooded Crow.

A very obliging bird still present today, in the fields adjacent to the main road, along with 75+ Carrion Crows, south of Pantydwr.

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