an adult med gull was taking fisher men’s waste off the pier late afternoon
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.
7 juv stonechats and 3 adults ,a female wheatear with a juv suggesting local breeding, 90 oyster catcher and 100+ black headed gulls on the river 15 linnets,buzzard, skylark, and whitethroat
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
Female goosander with 10 young in the river neath also 2 grey lag geese
brunell dock to baglan bay 15 whimbrel 3 singing whitethroats 2 shelducks male wheatear buzzard 2 adults with 3 juvs mistle thrush 1 little egret
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,
One common sandpiper this afternoon
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
20 sand martins, 32 mute swan 30+ Canada geese a few pochard and tufteds usuall mallard coots moorhens and gulls about
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
managed to see the r f bluetail at 11 15 briefly after 7 hours and 2 visits well done to Tony fisher for finding it
15 long tailed tits 21 redwings 1 dipper 6 blackbirds blue tits robins dunnocks 6 collard doves 4 wood pigeons 2 song thrush .
in my garden in Briton ferry this afternoon a chiff chaff was a surprise.
25 waxwings by budget carpets at 3-10 2 birders present had seen 34 earlier the 25 flew off at 3 31 circling the buildings then I lost sight of them
41 mallard,37 black h gulls,70+feral pigeons,a goldcrest,a female shoveller was amongst the mallards 15 wood pigeons and blue tits, robins,dunocks carrion crows magpies and collard doves were all in singleton park.
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.
A dreadfull afternoon at the Liberty stadium today brightened up by a female perigrine flying from stand to stand oblivious of the crowd it’s been there a few weeks apparently
104 Canada geese ,15 wigeon,15 mallard,20 black h gull,2 teal,2 little grebe,4 lapwing,3 cormorants,1 heron,2 common gull,1 curlew,3 redshank,24 goldfinch,3 large white geese with the Canada geese
31 Canada geese and 12 mallard on the grass
Crossing the river tawe on the way to the Liberty stadium there were 5 goosander under the bridge 4 male 1 female they must have brought me luck as we won sorry Barry Stewart
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