South Stack Cliffs

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    Conservation Grazing at South Stack

    Hi Everyone, For the past few years from September to November we've had a flock of sheep grazing Holyhead Mountain as part of our close shepherding conservation grazing programme. We're excited to announce that this year we've been able to double the amount of grazing and so from mid July to end of November, our flock of Hebridean sheep will graze the mountain as part of our close shepherding project. Our Shepherd Pete Godfrey will be taking the sheep up onto the mountain each morning and directing them around the mountain. During this time, we will be moving the sheep along the...
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    Latest news from South Stack

    We have much to report since our last blog to keep you updated with the latest news from South Stack Cliffs. For those of you that have visited us over the last two months, you may have been some of the lucky few to catch a glimpse of our peregrine falcon nest. We were lucky enough to follow the chick’s progress right from hatching to fledging on Thursday 19 June. Both adults and chick are still being seen in the area as the parents continue to feed the chick while it learns to hunt. Call into the visitor centre to see the wonderful photograph of the young falcon taken by regular volunteer...
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    Stay out late for Big Wild Sleepout

    It was a great start to half term week with both our seabirds for beginners and optics events drawing in the crowds and getting people closer to the wildlife here at RSPB South Stack Cliffs. Guillemots, razorbills, puffins, shags, kittiwakes, and fulmars were some of the wonderful seabirds we learnt about on our seabird walk, and the retail team were helping the public with expert knowledge on the various binoculars and telescopes for sale. Excitement is building at the reserve for our next event: Big Wild Sleepout: An evening of Wildlife. This is the second year the RSPB is running Big Wild Sleepout...
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    Optics Weekend RSPB South Stack

    Our Wonderful Ellins Tower with the Lighthouse in the background. On the 24th,25th and 26th of May 2014 RSPB South Stack held an optics weekend. This gave members of the public the opportunity to try out a very comprehensive range of RSPB optics. There were RSPB staff on hand to explain the ins and outs of the particular item being tried out. We had a full range to offer (without any obligation) were it was possible to observe the differences between the various types on offer. We had a range of Spotting Scopes as well as Binoculars. Above is our Retail Manager explaining the optics...
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    Sea Cadets, Seabirds and Stunning camera shots!

    This Sunday 18 May, RSPB South Stack Cliffs will be attending the Holyhead Sea Cadets event at their base at Newry Beach. We hope the day will bring a great turn out of people visiting the event and supporting the Sea Cadets and local stall holders. RSPB South Stack will be there to tell people about what we are doing to give nature a home and just what you can do to help. Another reminder that the next event we have coming up on site is our seabirds for beginners event on the 24 May. If you would like to book your place give the team a call on 01407 762100. In other news we are glad...
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