Birds

There are many resident and migratory birds to be seen in the Senni Valley. Bird boxes have been put out in the upper Senni Valley by Ayden for several decades. Photos of tawny owls and films of peregrine falcons have been taken by people with special interests in these species.

Video (on YouTube) of starlings, fieldfare, redwing and reed bunting at Dan-y-graig isaf

Local breeding populations also include red kites, ravens, buzzards, tawny owls, nut hatches, marsh tits, dippers and kingfishers.

The following 95 species of birds have been noted in the 10 km grid square SN92, that includes the Senni Valley. The list was updated on Saturday, 14/04/2007 by BirdTrack and kindly provided by Gareth Rees.
Click on highlighted birds in the list below for photos & videos taken of them in the Senni valley.  

Barn Owl
Blackbird - photo
Blackcap
Blue tit - photo
Brambling
Bullfinch
Buzzard
Carrion Crow
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Coal Tit
Collared Dove
Common Crossbill
Cormorant
Cuckoo
Curlew
Dipper
Dotterel
Dunnock
Fieldfare
Garden Warbler
Goldcrest
Golden Plover
Goldfinch
Goosander
Goshawk
Grasshopper Warbler
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great tit - photo
Green Sandpiper
Green Woodpecker
Greenfinch

Grey Heron
Grey Wagtail
Herring Gull
House Martin
House Sparrow
Jack Snipe
Jackdaw
Jay
Kestrel
Kingfisher
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Redpoll
Linnet
Long-tailed Tit
Magpie
Mallard
Marsh Tit
Meadow Pipit
Merlin
Mistle Thrush
Moorhen
Nuthatch
Peregrine
Pheasant
Pied Flycatcher
Pied Wagtail (yarrellii)
Quail
Raven
Red Kite
Redstart
Redwing - video
Reed Bunting - video
 
Ring ouzel - photo
Robin
Rook - photo
Sand Martin
Sedge Warbler
Shoveler
Siskin
Skylark
Snipe
Song Thrush
Sparrowhawk
Spotted Flycatcher
Starling
Stock Dove
Stonechat
Swallow
Swift
Tawny Owl
Teal
Tree Pipit
Treecreeper
Tufted Duck
Water Rail
Wheatear
Whinchat
Willow Warbler
Wood Warbler
Woodcock
Woodpigeon
Wren
Yellowhammer