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Croeso! If you love all things Welsh and wild then this is the group for you. Here you can chat to other RSPB supporters, share your stories and tips, and post photos of wildlife and wild places.
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my first day of work experience - guest blogger Katie Prosser
I’m Katie, and I am on work experience for a week with the RSPB. I have chosen to do work experience here because it was a different opportunity, an unusual job and I get to learn about the different jobs that are involved in the charity. On my first day of work experience we visited Lake Vyrnwy...
5 Nov 2012
Colin-for-now is an only child but thriving!
Well, in a week when we had better not mention the other Cardiff (blue) birds, we have good news from the clock tower from our other iconic capital mascots! We can now say we know that there is one peregrine chick this year, which is not bad considering the weather we have been having. The ‘cute...
11 May 2012
'Colin-for-now' will have to be 'Coleen-for-now'
Hello peregrine perusers! Well this week we really know that ‘Colin-for-now’ is not a boy peregrine, she is huge (See photo, thanks to Anthony Hallam) and is already the same size as her dad. It will be a matter of days before she is out and about on the ledges of the clock-tower, hopefully...
23 May 2012
Katie-jo Luxton shares her thoughts
Here RSPB Cymru Director Katie-jo Luxton shares her thoughts about the Welsh Government’s new Natural Environment Framework Green paper. Two weeks ago I attended the launch of the Welsh Government’s new Green Paper – Sustaining a Living Wales, which sets out the government’s...
16 Feb 2012
Peregrine pup pops up for a peek
Rain keeps falling, but our spirits are rising! We have the first sighting of a chick at Cardiff! Having spent a long day yesterday watching feeding activity and removal of flayed carcasses from the nest, we debated (three falls, two submissions and a throttling with binocular strap) various potential...
3 May 2012
Minister announces a new approach to Welsh MCZs
In April 2012 Welsh Government consulted on a proposal to designate 3 or 4 highly protected MCZs. This met with strong opposition, which resulted in the previous Environment Minister, John Griffiths, suspending the consultation and creating a new MCZ Stakeholder Focus Group. This group was formed to...
18 Jul 2013
Ramsey Island - more than just birds
Last Saturday (24th August) we visited the RSPB Ramsey Island reserve with the children and staff from the Rhydyfelin section of the charity Valleys Kids . The weather held out and despite some windy conditions early on we made the boat trip across to the Island . Apart from giving everyone...
29 Aug 2013
The Twelve Days of Christmas - Jon Cryer, Land Use Policy Officer
The traditional Christmas song, ‘The Twelve Days Of Christmas’, is a festive ornithological treat, partridge, turtle dove, calling birds, French hens, geese and swans. That’s half of Christmas dominated by birds, and the modern version has lost some of its birds through the years. ...
5 Dec 2013
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