Saturday, 8 October 2016


Pencarnan is still ticking along. 67 species for the 1k patch so far this month - an impressive count for a coastal square with so few trees. Yellow-browed Warblers are ten a penny......well ok, only two today in Porthselau Valley,(four sightings in three days) along with Chiffs, Crests, Blackcaps and Siskins. Sparrowhawk is a regular visitor, so come quickly while stocks last!

Today, two Greater-spotted Woodpeckers did a decent job inspecting the local power poles, and
yesterday a f/imm Merlin gave an impressive display on how to miss  Rock Pipits off Point St John.

It's interesting that, following a week of strong winds, when daily viz mig of Swallows has never been less that 50 and often into treble figures -  nil today and no wind. I suspect the two events are linked.