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  • Sunny at Ynys-hir

    Really busy day with lots of fledged birds about. I did a survey this morning and saw pied flycatchers and a newly fledged family of redstarts. Around Caer Berllan lake there were reed, sedge and grasshopper warblers and a lesser-spotted woodpecker was...
  • Spring First's!

    A welcome return - first sighting of a pied flycatcher in the woods right behind the visitor centre. What's going to be next? also in are, Sand Martin, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Swallow, Wheatear and Sandmartin, Also News from...
  • The Team at Work (and play!)

    Last few weeks of habitat management work before the breeding season begins. Neil and Geithin finishing off cutting the rushes on the smaller islands at Marian Mawr. Still time to put up a nest box at home or if doing some last minute pruning of bushes...
  • Come and make a Nest box!

    Half term here next week. Sunday's forecast looks a little damp at the moment, perfect for coming to the visitor Centre and making a nestbox to take home! Drop in from 11am-3pm, wooden nestboxes £7 each.
  • Ynys-hir Storm Damage - update.

    Our Wardens and volunteers wave been working hard, and the reserve is now open. There are some areas which are still inaccessible, however don't let this stop you visiting. Full details are available at the Visitor Center.
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