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 .
A drake mandarin with 7 mallards in the river by cadaxton saltmarsh also 50 b h gulls seen from the viewing area by morrisons
2 red kites 4 Ravens and a buzzard together between Briton ferry and the metal box
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
32 mallard under the road bridge next to pant a sais in the shade lots of juvs amongst them
2 adult shelduck with 3 well grown youngsters
a red kite was low over asda car park this afternoon being mobbed by the local gulls
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
A common sandpiper and a male and female goosander
from Friday at fenrod lake 4 swallows and 10 sand martins
tonight in llandarcy a pair of lapwings back on territory and a snipe was flushed
big flock of jackdaws over town center at 4 30 yesterday at least 1000 birds
1000+ starlings over the m4 a mile west of the services at 1 15 pm
Six goosander 5 female 1 male 40 + Canada geese ,20+ mute swan ,90 b h gulls ,usuall mallards tufteds coots and moorhens
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
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
95 Canada geese 85 black headed gulls 5 little egrets 6 mallards 20 herring gulls 10 lesser b b gulls 5 common gulls 1 curlew 10 long tailed tits
22 sanderling, 36 ringed plover, est flock of 12 to 1500 oyster catcher, 10 long t tits viewed from the campus side,
still people leaving dogs off leads putting the birds up despite signs at various places
paid my respects to the woodchat shrike at 1pm then went to penclawdd pill birds seen were 120 redshank 10 lapwing 45 b h gulls 1 greenshank, 1 bar tailed godwit,1 common sandpiper and little egret
2 swifts. Over the house this afternoon yesterday a perigrine upsetting the local feral pigeon flock in neath town center and a red. Kite over Britton ferry
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.