South Stack Cliffs

South Stack Cliffs

South Stack Cliffs
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    Marvellous, magical, mysterious Moths!

    Here are 10 fascinating facts about moths you might not know: 1) There are over 2400 species of moth in the UK alone. Moths outnumber the amount of butterfly species in the UK by over 40 to one.There are over 2400 species of moth in the UK, compared to 59 butterfly species. Moths species range in size between the size of a pencil tip to as big as bat. 2) Some moths only fly during the day. The UK boasts almost three times as many day flying moths as there are butterfly species, many of which are as brightly coloured and as beautiful as butterflies. There are about 30 larger (macro...
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    BIOBLITZ: 22nd and 23rd of June 2013

    Saturday the 22nd of June we held a Bioblitz at South Stack. This is a snapshot in time of recordings of all wild life. We had experts and the general public pooling their recordings. The data was recoded using 'Cofnod'a North Wales Recording Service. Below is an extract from their website and will explain who they are better than I can. About Us Cofnod is one of four Local Records Centres (LRCs) in Wales and forms part of the first national network of LRCs anywhere in the UK. Our name, which means 'a record' in Welsh, was chosen to reflect the importance of...
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    Sheep Shearing Day June 2013

    Sunday the 9th of June was a glorious day. We held a demonstration of sheep shearing for the public. Events like this demonstrate the versitility of the RSPB. We not only protect Birds, Reptiles, Flora and Fauna, we interact with all wild life. Sheep play a major role in helping to keep the South Stack reserve healthy. They graze the Heather and Gorse to keep the grass at a level where the Chough can reach the invertebrates on which they feed. Our exhibition gave the public a chance to see how the sheep are kept healthy by removing their fleece in the summer. The fleece does not go to waste...
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    Small World

    I started my day at the visitor centre before making my way down to Ellins Tower. The scenery is breathtaking I never tire of it, I was to spend the day in the tower with Charlotte our Assistant People Engagement Officer, our job was to meet and greet people. We get many visitors many of which are on holiday, others are mainly people who have come specially to see the nesting sea birds. On approaching the tower the lighthouse comes into view. Finally I am at the tower, It is early and our visitors have not yet arrived. We set up the equipment before Charlotte sets...
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    Review 'Looking for the Goshawk'

    This review was posted by Babs (Volunteer at South Stack RSPB reserve) The book is 'Looking for the GOSHAWK' by Conor Mark Jameson I found this book an interesting mix of a personal story, with some science and history, one mans jurney looking for the 'Phantom of the Forrest'. He visits Germany, Scotland and the USA asking why the birds are successful there and yet so rare in his own part of the world. His fascination of wildlife shines through, I love for example his description of forest floors 'Lurid with the tones and textures of fresh moss'. I could...
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