swans with nine cygnets
A pair of Mute Swans with nine cygnets.Also two pairs of Great Crested Grebes both with two juveniles.
Hendre lake april 16th Mallard with 13 ducklings
Lamby Lake april 17th 10 to 12 Hirundines all Swallows.
I did an hour’s sea watch from the hill away from the sea-front.Only birds of note were 6-Kittiwakes,2-pairs of Cormorants flying down channel,could of been Shags but too far away for certain ID. 15h00-16h00,yesterday.
My son,who is not a birder,has text me to say there are two Great Northern Divers in the above location and lots of birders there.14h10
29-Little Egrets flew from the island roost at first light.
22-Little Egrets flew from the island roost at first light
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.