Sorry for the lame pun, but what a days birding with Marc Hughs and all in Monts too!
The main highlights were 3 Bean Geese with a flock of Greylags at Dolydd Hafren (I believe a county 1st!)
(photo by Iolo Williams)
At least 2 Mealy Redpolls with a small flock af Lessers at the Flash in Welshpool.
(not the best of photos, but I've uploaded a Lesser taken today for a comparison)
And the long staying Great Grey Shrike at Hafren Forest!
Other notable birds today included:
1 Marsh Tit and 2 Peregrines
4 Green Sandpipers, 1 Little Egret, 1 Woodcock, 1+ Brambling, 1 Peregrine (via Iolo) and 1 Great Black-backed Gull.
Ceri Ridgeway (Sarn end)
40+ Tree Sparrow and 40+ Yellowhammers
23 Whooper Swans (all adults)
3+ Red Grouse and 4 Goldeneyes (1 drake)
1 Little Owl
1 Gooshawk (male), 2 Sparrowhawks (1st year male and adult female) and 25000+ Starlings (inc 1 albino bird!)