Category Archives: Bird Sightings

Elan in the rain.

Looks like “Storm Ali” as moved on, leaving a very calm Elan Valley this morning, so Alan Corbett and I decided to venture out for a few hours, in the pouring rain. We were well rewarded with a steady movement … Continue reading

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Manx Shearwater @ Elan Valley.

Yesterday evening at 5-00pm, we found a Manx Shearwater in the carpark at Pont ar Elan. In absolutely appalling weather conditions, with storm Ali bringing very strong winds and heavy rain, we got the bird to Aberystwyth, where it was … Continue reading

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Those Corvids again …

I know I know, I’ll be breaking all the rules, sorry – but I just had to share this with you and bring a smile to your faces: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-lancashire-45536348/magpie-and-whippet-s-unlikely-friendship

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That Wood Sand…

A bit of time elapsed to allow you all to appreciate Paul’s fantastic find! He must be the best young birder in Powys! And having found this great rarity in the middle of nowhere , unlike some I could mention … Continue reading

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a walk in Warren Wood today.

Not a lot going on at the moment, decided to make my first visit to Warren wood and visit Water break-it’s-neck Waterfall. Then carried on and walked onto the moor. At the Stream (?) from the waterfall I spotted the … Continue reading

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Wood Sandpiper @ The Begwns

I was very pleased today when I found this stunning Wood Sandpiper on the small pool to the south of the common – SO164436 . It was a very confiding individual, and with patience showed very well. Other birds of … Continue reading

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Wye Valley Report

(via Sean Wilcox) 10/9 seen along the Wye between Boughrood and Llanstephan: 23 species including Chiff Chaff, 2 Kingfishers, approx 120 House Martins over 2 fields beside Llyswen School and 70 (seventy)+ Mandarin Ducks, 2 Goosanders and 2 Little Egrets … Continue reading

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