We have been notified of a spectacular event which takes place on Llandegley Rhos common, not far from the Pales, when thousands of starlings converge on this section of the Radnor Forest. Full details are given below.
THE BIG STARLING WINTER WATCH
Come and experience thousands of starlings converging on this major roost
LLANDEGLEY RHOS COMMON Near Penybont, Powys. LD1 5UG
SUNDAY 28th JANUARY – 3.45pm
Muster at Pye Corner – turning off the A44 below Radnor Forest (See map below for details)
Llandegley Rhos Common is accessed by the Public Byeway which leads across the common towards the plantation.
Suggested viewpoints are from the Common and from Blaen Edw Bank, accessed by a footpath from the byeway.
Sunset is at 4.55 pm on the 28th January, and the starlings should be streaming in for twenty minutes from about 4.20 pm.
Sturdy warm water proof clothing and footwear recommended. Bring cameras, binoculars, a warm drink, and a torch. Details: 01544 267418
Starlings are on the RSPB / BTO Birds of Conservation Concern 4 Red List