Dyffryn Lliw Valley

Spent an enjoyable few hours on the slope just below the ruin of Bwllfa Isaf. Chiffchaff(7),Willow Warbler(8),Whitethroat(6),Blackcap(12),Goldfinch(9),Bullfinch(4 2m,2f),Chaffinch(6),Goldcrest(1),Coal Tit(1),Great Tit(2),Grey Wagtail(2),Stock Dove(1), Cuckoo(1 seen and heard),Spotted Flycatcher(1),Common Redstart(1 pair carrying nesting material)Stonechat(2 pairs), Meadow Pipit(12), Lesser Redpoll(8)Red Kite(4),Song Thrush(6),Blackbird (8),Mistle Thrush(4), Buzzard(2),Peregrine(2),House Martin(10), Swallow(24),Siskin(2).

Butterflies: Peacock,Comma,Large White,Small White,Common Blue,Orange Tip, Red Admiral,Small Tortoiseshell and Speckled Wood.

Whilst coming down the slope at around 2p.m. I came across a Red Fox(judging by size and colour a vixen) feeding on a sheep carcass. She looked up, ripped one of the hind legs off the carcass and strolled calmly away with a massive chunk in her jaws.

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