Conwy

Conwy

Conwy
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Latest blog posts
  • Birds and bees

    Imagine being a chick. For the last few weeks, you've been cosseted in an egg, warmed by the downy feathered lining of your nest and the warm belly of your parent(s). Most birds - generally females - have a 'brood patch' of bare feathers so...
  • Sounds of Africa - in Conwy's reedbeds

    April has dawned with its typical weather of sunshine and showers. But between the rain and hail, new birds are arriving and Spring bird migration gets properly underway. So, what's the consensus about arrivals so far? The first sedge warbler ...
  • The first Spring-kling of migrants arrive

    Typically, as soon as the schools broke for Easter, the weather broke after almost a month without rain. But the rather grotty weekend weather didn't deter people from getting out and seeing wildlife. This was our first week of 'proper'...
  • How many millions of litres of water does it take to top up a lagoon?

    There's definitely the feel of change in the air at the moment, with more signs of spring being seen daily. A chiffchaff has been singing away, cowslips are starting to peek above ground, yellow coltsfoot flowers speckle the grass, and the leaves...
  • Waves of starlings fill the sky

    February will be remembered here as one of the best months for murmurating starlings for many years. By the end of the month, at least 30,000 (and that's a conservative estimate) were coming in to the reedbeds to roost, preceded on calm evenings by...
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