Fenrod lake

90+ Canada geese 33 mute swan 30 +mallard 40+ herring gull 20+lesser b b gull 15 black h gull 2 juv pied wagtail .

swansea vale 2 adult mute swan with 2 cygnets 4 adults and 9 juvs coot lots of sand martins and swallows.

Crumlyn burrows

From the jersey marine side to the river two separate family parties of stonechats one with two young and the other with three a pair of linnets with nestling material meadow plplts skylarks a pair of Canada geese and a shelduck on the river a perigrine put up waders from the beach 90+ oyster catchers and a flock of sanderling and ringed plover est 100

in the woods behind jersey marine song thrush family party and a tee creeper

on a private site in llandarcy lapwing with one young two pairs present three young were there 16 April also a pair of ringed plover were there and a single little ringed plover but not seen since


Crumlyn burrows

very quiet swallows over reed bunting willow warblers, chiff chaffs, meadow pipits

port tenant pond  still 3 pairs of teal present pair of mute swan ,pair of Canada geese, morhen, mallard with young ,swallows and sand martins over the pond

Fenrod  lake a common sandpiper on the mud 22 mute swan

Swansea vale 25 sand martins ,20 swallows, pair of mute swan,

Mumbles pier

called to see Paul parsons art exhibion at mumbles pier very good as usual went to see the kittiwakes plenty of birds on the platforms to many to count 32 turnstones 2 redshank 20 + sanderling few of the birds were in the seaweed so couldn’t count them

Briton ferry woods

From the incline side 4 buzzards, nuthatch, 7 blackbirds, 4 song thrush, 8 robins, small numbers of great and blue tits,3 chaffinch,2 long tailed tits,carrion crows ,jackdaws,wood pigeons,and a male sparrow hawk a dog walker told me she had heard a drumming woodpecker

Swansea east

tir John pond port tenant 14 teal 7 male , Crumlyn bog,buzzard, 500 starlings,10 redwing,200 jackdaw,danagraig cemetry,great spotted woodpecker, 6 wood pigeon,4 blackbird,2 carrion crow, 2 blue tits,robin and dunnock.fenrod lake ,30+ Canada geese 21 mute swan, 10 tufteds,10 pochard, 6 chaffinch,60 black h gulls,4 dunnock,12 coot one with a ring but couldn’t,see the numbers,6 moorhen 2 robin,11 sparrows.15 magpies.

Fenrod lake

3 goosander  1 male 2 female 40+ Canada geese 20 mute swan usual tufteds Pochards ,mallards a few coot and moorhen 60 b h gulls 3 common gull herring gulls and l b gulls 15 house sparrows robin dunnock and chaffinch

at the amenities tip large numbers of gulls est counts 400+ herring gull 100 lesser b b gull 100 b h gulls few great b b gulls 20 starlings 10 magpie  60 jackdaw 10 carrion crow