As we all adjust to life at home during Covid-19 the RSPB is asking people to join in weekdays with #BreakfastBirdwatch #BrecwastGwylioAdar on it's various social media pages (follow us on Facebook RSPB Mid Wales and twitter @RSPBYnys_hir) from 8am-9am and share the birds you see in your gardens or out of your windows. The team at Ynys-hir have been doing that fron their various homes in Mid Wales. Here are some of the highlight sightings from the last week.
Tom, whose home is up the the low hills around the Dyfi valley has enjoyed the sight of a pair of goshawks from his garden - not your normal garden bird! This along with other birds of prey such as buzzard and redkite. However in the garden itself Tom managed to capture on camera the wonderful bright yellow hammers. A local population spend the winter and early spring in the hills around Machynlleth.
Meanwhile Dave in a wooded valley to the north of Machynlleth has had over 35 species from his garden including hawfinch flying over and crossbills, but his highlight has been spotting a firecrest, a truly beautiful little bird.
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