Swansea

Brynmill Park: A male Goosander was catching fish on the lake (only the 2nd I’ve seen here), as was a Little Grebe; long-staying male Wigeon still around.

Singleton Park: C. 20 Redwings feeding in the school field at the top.

Swansea

A Peregrine flew low over Swansea Beach yesterday evening towards Singleton Park, and a Wheatear was on the beach near the Civic Centre.  A Clouded Yellow and a Painted Lady were in the dunes a couple of days ago.

Swansea

Singleton Park: Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Green Woodpecker was chased across the park by an unknown species of parakeet (about the size of a Ring-necked, but with a lot of red on it).

Brynmill Park: 6 Tufted Ducks, pair of Mallards with 7 new-born ducklings, pair of Little Grebes on nest.

Clyne Valley: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Buzzard overhead.