15-20 Redwings flew from large tree (some came back) approx 1500hrs. ( my first definite ones of the winter)
1 Shelduck on flooded field, 1 Curlew flying over and 4 Chiffchaffs working together along the hedgerow.
0645 21/12/19 Tawny Owl calling and then flying over our heads as we loaded up the car.
Another Robin / Black Redstart combination. This time at the base of the cliffs to the right of the slipway, Sunday afternoon. Also male Kestrel flying along cliffs.
1430 – 1530. Grey Wagtail under the bridge near Llantwit. Single Bullfinch heard snd glimpsed half way down valley. In the vicinity of the beach toilet block immature Black Redstart along with a Robin friend. Also on the beach slabs a pair of Stonechats, Rock Pipit, 2 Wrens and a few Pied Wagtails.
Cetti’s Warbler calling from brambles just to the west of the bridge. 2 pairs of Bullfinch calling from wooded hill to west of valley. Pair of Stonechats alongside stream quarter of a mile inland.
Sunday afternoon – about half a mile inland from the estuary – Pair of Peregrines tussling over the hillside. 7 female Goosanders apparently hunting in a pack. 2 pairs of Goldeneye also diving frequently.
First Song Thrush for me for 3 months from Ogmore riverside footpath. 4 Lapwings and Heron seen from Watermill Pub. Tues 22nd Oct afternoon.
Green Woodpecker heard near St Donats, also Peregrine flying west. Back nearer to Llantwit, 6 or so Swallows also flying west. Have not seen the regular lone Wheatear there for a few days now. Met a couple who had seen “Alpine Crows” with red beaks near to Nash Point last year.
1 female Wheatear, 1 Peregrine, 2 Kestrels, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Fulmar. 50 or so Swallows heading East
Kingfisher flew downstream under Llantwit bridge 1700 hrs. Sept.27th. Also female Stonechat edge of stream not far from the cafe.
Tuesday 17 Sept evening – 2 male and 1 female Wheatears,1 male and 3 female Stonechats.
At least nine wheatears between Boverton and Seawatch Centre – Thursday mid-afternoon. Andrew Lewis.
On brook in Boverton village at 1630 Tuesday 3rd September. Andrew Lewis.
Monday Sept. 2nd Tawny Owls (2 males, 1 female) calling 2100hrs. alongside railway line Boverton. Andrew Lewis
Willow Warbler singing (half heartedly) 0700 13/08/19 Andrew Lewis
Dipper on Nash Brook, Monknash 1500 hrs. Sunday 11th August about half mile from sea. Andrew Lewis.
1400-1630, 06 August. Male Bullfinch and 2 Whitethroat in woods. Male Stonechat bathing in stream with female in vicinity- also 4/5 Goldfinches and 4/5 Linnets drinking. Andrew Lewis
August 5th,1230-1530 Coast path between Llantwit Major and Nash Point. Peregrine flying, Female Wheatear, Willow warbler, Blackcap.
Drinking from the Colhugh as viewed from the cafe seats :- 6 Greenfinches and a Yellowhammer in a huddle, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Goldfinches, 3 Carrion Crows.