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Ynys-hir Recent Sightings 14th-20th December 2014
Hi, With thousands of wetland birds now wintering on the Dyfi estuary there is a true wildlife spectacle to be witnessed on a stroll around the reserve. A large number of birds utilise the Breakwater field for feeding and roosting where great viewing can be had from the Ynys Feurig Hide. Totals from...
22 Dec 2014
The second 'live' day of BBC Springwatch
The second day of BBC Springwatch is here and, after watching last night's programme, I can't wait until 8pm tonight! It was a fascinating and informative programme throughout, but I particularly enjoyed the underground filming of the moles - a species I rarely see though evidence of them here...
29 May 2012
After the storm
What a traumatic few days it’s been. As you’re all probably aware, mid-Wales suffered a storm of almost biblical proportions at the end of last week with 5 inches of rain falling in just 36 hours. The damage to local villages was horrendous with many properties evacuated and millions of pounds...
11 Jun 2012
The last day of the series
The last day of the Springwatch series has finally come and some of the stars of the show have timed things to perfection. I was watching the web cams at lunch time and lo and behold, despite my low expectations, one of the common sandpiper chicks hatched! Over the afternoon more hatched and as I...
14 Jun 2012
Another wet day
In true British bank holiday style, the weather has turned poor here again, with rain yesterday and more rain forecast for the rest of the week. Early nesters, like most of the blue and great tits on the reserve, have fledged their young, but it'll still be difficult for the adults to find enough...
5 Jun 2012
Springwatch oystercatchers, barn owls, buzzards and swallows
I know you’re all eager for news of the progress of the nests we watched on Springwatch! The oystercatchers were checked on again this week and they are still sitting tight on their rudimentary nest on top of the 8ft stone wall. We first started watching the oystercatcher’s nest on the...
3 Jul 2011
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