Lake Vyrnwy

Lake Vyrnwy

Lake Vyrnwy
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Latest blog posts
  • End of 2015

    Birds November has seen some nice observations. Teal were seen on the lake with 5 pintail, 1 goldeneye, 2 wigeon, 12 common scoter, 2 little grebe and 1 red-breasted merganser. The dipper and the kingfisher were also seen several times in the lagoons...
  • October Life

    An October summary by one of our Interns Christelle. Reserve Management October has been marked by the end of the control of invasive plants such as Himalayan balsam, Japanese knotweed and Himalayan knotweed. Overall, the conservation team spent...
  • 107 is the Magic Number

    The end of September saw the end of my third 6-month summer spell at Lake Vyrnwy. Each summer I have kept a list of birds I have seen on the reserve. For the last couple of years I have managed a total of 107 bird species each summer, with highlights...
  • Title: Ewe decide

    The last week has been a very busy one for the farm staff on the RSPB farm culminating in the sale of 1600 Ewes and Lambs on Friday. All livestock are farmed organically and consists of mainly Welsh Mountain and a small number of Speckled Face Sheep,...
  • A bit of Colour

    It has been noticeable in the last few weeks that Swallows and House Martins have been gathering in large numbers around the lake as they consider their long migration south. The largest flock has generally been around 300, predominantly House Martin...
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