Lake Vyrnwy

Lake Vyrnwy

Lake Vyrnwy
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Latest blog posts
  • Gone a bit cold!

    This week has seen a significant drop in temperature with snow, hail and freezing overnight temperatures experienced. Having had a mostly warm April a lot of wildlife will have been prompted to start breeding, so this sudden cold snap could cause them...
  • Common or Rare?

    Depending on your location certain birds that are considered nationally common could be classed as locally rare. The lack of certain species is usually down to the lack of suitable habitat, whether for breeding in the summer or feeding during the winter...
  • Recent Sightings (13th-18th April)

    Migrants continued to arrive this week. Our first Pied Flycatcher was a male along the Yellow trail on the 13 th , with the first Ring Ouzel (female along the Dinas Mawddwy road) and House Martin (over moors) seen on the same day. The first Cuckoo was...
  • Migrant Arrivals

    From late March the summer migrants start to arrive back at Lake Vyrnwy, often a little later than the surrounding area given its altitude. The first migrant to arrive was the Chiffchaff during the last week in March and can now be heard all around the...
  • Lake Vyrnwy Recent Sightings 22nd-27th September

    This week there has been a concerted effort to remove some of the non-native invasive species that are unfortunately found on the reserve. Given the location of these we have had the chance to get to areas of the reserve not often explored. Along the...
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