At Ogmore yesterday,28th,4-Goosanders 2m+2f,2-Common Gulls,1-Common Sandpiper,6-Goldeneyes 4m+2f and 3-Rock Pipits 10h15-12h30.
A beautiful day,but short of birds!
At Garwnant 2-Crossbills m+f.
At Cwm Cadlan a very brief sighting of either a Marsh or Willow Tit not enough of a view to confirm which,but head black so not a Coal Tit.Unfortunately no G.G.S. to be seen,maybe a bit early yet.10h30-14h30.
A minimum of 248-Canada Geese today.11h00
At least 165- Mute Swans today,most mainly just up from the road bridge.Also 1-Common Sandpiper.
1-Juvenile Cuckoo perched,then flying at western end of lake area.9h40
1-Barn Owl flying up the reen at the eastern end of the lake.19h30
2-Chiffchaffs in trees between lake and railway line.Bittern booming from reeds at eastern end of lake.10h00-10h45
21-Little Egrets in the fields across the road from the business park.14h30
Great Grey Shrike showing well in clearance off Cwm Cadlan road.11h00-12-00
jan.23 8-Goosanders 3m,5f along this stretch of the river.11h00-12h45
A flock of 40-50 Siskins in alder trees.09h30-10h00
13-Redshanks on south side of the island.To my knowledge an unusual sighting for this location. 16h00 jan.14th.
Up to 40-Siskins,maybe more,in a mixed fragmented flock also containing Goldfinches.
18-Little Egrets in two fields alongside the business park.8h45-9h30