Your recent sightings at Conwy
Your recent sightings
Spring is here!
Along with the recent warmer weather, longer daylight hours and new leaves emerging on the trees, the sound of chiffchaffs singing around the reserve (photo by John Bridges, RSPB images) is a clear indication that spring has begun. These are one ...Posted 22 Mar 2020 by Tim Wallis
Starlings and Storms!
The last few weeks have seen several notable things happening on the reserve. Around the end of January and into early February we were enjoying spectacular aerial displays from up to 60,000 starlings as they came in to roost in the reedbeds in th...Posted 16 Feb 2020 by Tim Wallis
Winter is here!
With the summer migrants long gone and autumn migration drawing to an end, the variety of birdlife around the reserve is now typical of the winter season. One of the latest arrivals was the first firecrest of the winter reported near the Bridge...Posted 17 Nov 2019 by Tim Wallis
Winter arrivals continue to move in
The arrival of birds for the winter season is now well under way, with further increases in wildfowl, winter waders and other species typical of this time of year. Numbers of wigeon and teal (photo by Steve Knell, RSPB images) have steadily buil...Posted 12 Oct 2019 by Tim Wallis
Wader numbers increase as summer rolls on
As we move further through the summer months towards autumn, numbers of wading birds around the lagoons and estuary continue to increase, with a greater variety of species present. Some of the highlights from the past month have included wood...Posted 17 Aug 2019 by Tim Wallis
It's barely mid July but the increasing presence of wading birds around the reserve over the past few weeks is a sign that autumn migration is already well underway. The first black-tailed godwits appeared particularly early with three on 11/6,...Posted 13 Jul 2019 by Tim Wallis