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Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Sometimes a visit to Ynys-hir can come up trumps on arrival, as happened to one lucky visitor recently when he joined the staff on the veranda to watch a very obliging bittern near the pools below. It has been a while since...
5 Apr 2011
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
Warm weather and new arrivals
Astonishingly warm weather for March here at Ynys-hir. The winds have been ideal for migration with a trickle of migrants arriving daily. First here, as always, were sand martins, closely followed by wheatear and chiffchaff. Yesterday, the first blackcaps were singing and this morning a few willow warblers...
27 Mar 2012
Ospreys and snakes
I do not often blog about birds off the reserve but today I will. Congratulations to the Dyfi Osprey Project, run by the Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust, on the arrival of the first osprey chick to hatch from that site. The Dyfi Osprey Project is based just a few miles north of Ynys-hir and is well...
5 Jun 2011
Exciting Wildlife times at Ynys-hir
I know a Blog is meant to be up to the minute information, however I thought it would be useful to have a brief summary of recent sightings here at the reserve. Starting with our Lapwings, 54 nesting pairs this year, now dispersing around the lowland areas of the reserve. In addition a week...
23 Jul 2013
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