Conwy

Conwy

Conwy
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Latest blog posts
  • Muddy edges = wader heaven

    Each Summer, lots of visitors ask us about the water levels in the lagoons, especially those viewing from the Coffee Shop where the changes are most apparent. Some people suggest that there should be more water in the lagoons, but the birds think otherwise...
  • Return of the Great White

    A great white egret has been here since Thursday (4th), feeding in and roosting around the Shallow Lagoon; we think (based on the markings on its bill) that it's the same bird that was here in late July and then went missing for a week - possibly...
  • Giving insects a home

    Southbound bird migration hasn't really got into full swing yet, so our attention has focused this week on some of the smaller winged animals that make their home at Conwy. Volunteers Rob and Ruth Morgan conduct a weekly transect walk around the reserve...
  • Twelve flowers to spot at Conwy in August

    In June and July, I wrote blogs highlighting some of the flowers that you might expect to see over the coming weeks. They've proved a bit of a hit, so here is the latest instalment, featuring a dozen plants you can see here this month. A good number...
  • Whiteout!

    The week has been book-ended by two rare species. Monday kicked off with a great white egret , only the second reserve record (and the first to plant its feet firmly on reserve mud). The size of a grey heron, it dwarfs the many little egrets feeding in...
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