Montgomeryshire / Sir Drefaldwyn – vice county 47
Map above: hover over sites for a short site description; clicking on the location will take you to an external website where available. Information below: click on the ‘+’ symbol to provide more detail.
Bird-recording in Wales is based largely on the Watsonian vice-county system. Montgomeryshire is the northern third of Powys unitary authority; records for the northern section of the recording area are shared with Denbighshire.
Local Site Information
Local birders have produced information on some sites in the vice-county.
County avifauna: The Birds of Montgomery, by Braydon Holt and Graham Williams (2008) is out of print.
Birdwatching site guide: Where to watch birds in Wales, by David Saunders and Jon Green, is published by Helm (4th edition, 2008) and features all the places that are known for their birds, with maps of many, and details of access and the wildlife you might expect to see at each time of year (ISBN 9780 71367 484 2). RRP £16.99.