Gnoll pond

The very confiding male garganey was still there at 3. O. Clock its latched on to a drake mallard and followed it everywhere also there were a male goosander 4 tufted ducks 20+ mallard 70 + black headed gulls 2 mute swan coots, and moorhens a few chaffinch robin dunnock sparrows and goldfinch >


Fenrod lake
140 black h gulls ,three goosander 2male 1 female ,22 mute swan ,40 + Canada geese ,10 moorhen, 8 coot, 20 herring gull, 4 common gull, mallards and tufted ln small numbers .
Nearby amenities tip 200+ herring and lesser b b gulls,and 45 starlings
2 red kites were over Longford ,and one was over Briton ferry bridge .
60 redwing were over Briton ferry yesterday (30th)
On Friday 29th a disappointing night at the Liberty stadium was brightened up by watching 10 pied wagtails chasing moths and landing on the pitch

Fenrod lake

42 Canada geese 22 mute swan 30 +black h gulls the usuall mallards tufted ,Pochards coots and moorhens
At swansea vale were 15 magpies a pair of Canada geese
Pair of. Tufteds few pairs of coots and moorhens
Earlier this week there were 26 house sparrows on my feeder in Briton ferry


At the amenities tip late afternoon 32 magpies, 200+ black headed gulls ,150+herring gulls 50 lesser b b gulls ,10 long tailed tits 2 common gulls ,small numbers of jackdaws and carrion crows .a pre roost flock of about 600 jackdaws over Skewen .

Fenrod lake

a red kite over the lake this afternoon also 150+ black h gulls a juv heron a few juv lesser b b gulls and herring gulls 2 common gulls lots of mallards still in eclipse plumage coots and moorhens with juvs and 12 + mute swan

Neath canal

pair of swans with nine cygnets by the metal box factory one of the swans has a very small metal ring on its leg can’t make out any numbers ,also seen were young moorhen on the saltmarsh behind square pond were 32 wood pigeons

Crumlyn burrows

From the campus side 20 goldfinch 6 Greenfinch 4 stonechat single skylark 3 meadow pipits robin  wren,4 blue tits a male sparrow hawk flew over my head to attack the goldfinch I later seen a female .on the beach were est 1000  oyster catcher 50+ ringed plover 1 curlew 1 heron and the usual gulls at least 200 black h gulls

Fenrod lake

55 Canada geese 26 mute swan 60 black h gulls 6 tufted ducks 25 mallard 10 herring gull  10 lesser b b gulls 12 chaffinch two of the chaffinch juvs had fungus growths on both legs and one had lost half a leg anyone have any idea why