A Black-necked Grebe
remains on Anglesey's Inland Sea, a Black Redstart was at Cemlyn Bay, and Hooded Crows at South Stack and Connah's Quay.
We spent several sunny hours out on the top deck, binoculars at the ready, as our boat glided effortlessly past the pale blonde beaches and sleepy, tree-laden islands of the Po Delta nature park, a vast and verdant region which, fed by six branches of the Po and home to heron, tern, black-necked grebe
and even the occasional flamingo, is one of Europe's most important wetland areas.
Directly benefit through habitat restoration several resident breeding birds listed in Annex I of the Birds Directive, including little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), bluethroat (Luscinia svecica), spotted crake (Porzana porzana), black-necked grebe
(Podiceps nigricollis) and stonechat (Saxicola rubicola), and also for wintering and migrating birds who use the area for resting and foraging, such as the tundra bean goose (Anser serrirostris), the white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons) and the common crane (Grus grus).
Anglesey continued to host Slavonian grebe at Beddmanarch Bay and black-necked grebe
at Cefni Reservoir.
Andrew Seed, 45, was caught when police, acting on a tip off, raided his home and found 2,500 eggs, including osprey, golden eagle and black-necked grebe
- British stronghold for this rare bird since 1980's
Most tantalising, however, is the news that the black-necked grebe
, now in its smart black and chestnut plumage, with golden yellow ear tufts, has stayed into April.
Four Scaup and the Black-necked Grebe
remain on Anglesey's Inland Sea.
The various habitats are also important for birds, including: woodlarks, Bewick s swan, black woodpeckers, little grebe, black-necked grebe
, whinchat, common stonechat, shovelers, wheatears and teal.
A waxwing over Bangor on Sunday was the first for several weeks, while a long-tailed duck off Newborough, black-necked grebe
on Cefni reservoir and redhead smew at RSPB Valley lakes are all scarce birds this winter.
Species allegedly include osprey, roseate tern, black-throated diver and black-necked grebe
Other eggs include chough, found in parts of Wales and Northern Ireland, black-necked grebe
, found in parts of northern England, and marsh harrier, possibly from southern England.