GRC Blog

Welcome to the GRC Recorders pages. This blog provides details on all the relevant news of Glamorgan’s scarcer birds, plus all BBRC & WRP decisions that affect us locally. It will also be used to document the status and occurrence of these scarcer species and we welcome contributions from anyone with photographs, artwork or documentation of rarities past, present and future. The GRC also welcomes all seawatching news from around Glamorgan and news of passage migrants in spring & autumn, uncommon birds in our area and unusual behaviour.

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Sunday, 18 November 2012

Waxwings - Rumney

12 Waxwings this afternoon were coming to feed for brief periods in the two large heavily berry-laden trees in Quarry Dale, Rumney about 100m up from it's junction with New Road, where the shops are. Quarry Dale is an extension of Ty Mawr Road where the birds were reported on the GBC site yesterday. A couple of Mistle Thrushes are trying to maintain control of these trees. The Waxwings are quite flighty and don't stay for very long, but they keep coming back.

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