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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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Saturday, 31 August 2013


A Nightingale has been found in Cardiff on the Radyr Flood-plain at 10am, seen well but then lost into dense cover at c10.15am. Still being searched for at present by the observers. This is the first in the recording area since 2002. [per DJJ]
Update at 11.45 - no further sightings since original observations. [per DJJ]

1 comment:

Dan said...

The bird was perched up in an elder for c.5mins at ST141802. it then flew into dense cover and, despite an hour's search, was not seen again.