Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Yesterday at Strumble & Fishguard Harbour

We spent a couple of hours at Strumble, weather bright and breezy from the east. Only bird of note was a Black Throated Diver heading east, although large distant feeding flocks of mixed gulls along tide race . Both male and female Stone Chats present. 5-6 porps seen briefly as tide slackened.
A single Purple  Sandpiper on the outer breakwater

Monday, 17 November 2014

Pale bellied Brent Geese

There were three Pale bellied Brent Geese in Fishguard Harbour this afternoon near to the middle breakwater on the flagpole side.

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Black Redstart - Mathry

A very enjoyable Sunday Lunch ( Leek & Potato soup then Roast Beef & all the trimmings, delicious ! ) at the Farmers Arms, Mathry was made even more so with a female type Black Redstart flitting about outside briefly at around 1.15.

Goshawk

An adult Goshawk over the tree tops at Llanychaer being given hell by a number of Carrion Crows.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Woodcock

A Woodcock in the woods at Llanychaer this afternoon.
The Hummingbird Hawk Moth is still surviving in the garden getting extremly late I feel for one of these.

Saturday, 8 November 2014

Strumble Head 7th Nov.

Time: 07.30 - 14.30


Brent Goose - 7 ( Dark Bellied )
Wigeon - 6
Common Scoter - 97 ( 32 Males )
Red Throated Diver - 1
Great Northern Diver - 2
Manx Shearwater - 4
Sanderling - 5
Turnstone - 3
Grey Phalarope - 1
Bonxie - 3
Little Gull - 2
Mediterranean Gull - 6 ( 3 Ad & 3 1st w )
Sandwich Tern - 5


Many Thanks to Chris Grayell & Chris Jones ( TRG ) 

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Tresinwen 5th Nov.

Knowing there's a few about went out to Strumble looking for Black Redstart's. Wasn't disappointed with 2 on the roof of the Pink cottage at Tresinwen. Hopefully they'll hang about & Richard can get a few better pics at the weekend.
Also what must be my latest ever Painted Lady at the head today.