Castell Coch and OOC

wood warbler singing in same spot as last week in Castell Coch woods, close to the road.  Male and female goosander on Taff in Bute Park – unusual for this time of year

OOC  Lancashire and S Cumbria   ‘bird race’ on 18th May  134 species in one day    including 17 wader species, 4 tern sp, arctic skua, hooded crow, manx shearwater, osprey, little gull, red grouse    commonest bird not seen/heard was jay

Saturday morning

Siberian chiffchaff and good company at parc slip,  4 cattle egrets porthcawl, Slavonian grebe and g w egret at kenfig all found almost instantly, makes a change. Most remarkable bird of the day was a shag hunting in the melin griffiths feeder at Forest Farm, I had to rub my eyes.