Lake Vyrnwy

Lake Vyrnwy

Lake Vyrnwy
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Latest blog posts
  • What a Hoot!

    In the last couple of weeks our local ringer and volunteer has been out checking the ‘large’ nest boxes around the reserve. These large boxes are basically designed for the larger bird species like ducks and owls. At Lake Vyrnwy the usual...
  • Lets have a Chat

    It has been quite a quiet week mainly due to the weather which has now become very wet as well as cold. The lake has certainly been topped up and is again overtopping the dam. However bank holiday Monday was a nice day and there was plenty to see around...
  • 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...
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