Your recent sightings at Conwy
Your recent sightings
Nightjar takes a nap - on a heron!
It’s been a busy few weeks with numerous interesting sightings for the reserve, but undoubtedly the highlight has to be a nightjar which was present on 22/5, the first record of this species here. Being nocturnal, the bird spent most of the day...Posted 23 May 2021 by Tim Wallis
From winter to spring - a full sightings update
With the reserve having recently reopened to the public after several months, we’re long overdue an update of wildlife sightings stretching all the way back to almost mid-December. Once again much has happened with the changing seasons and...Posted 18 Apr 2021 by Tim Wallis
It’s beginning to look like winter again!
The winter season at Conwy generally means an increase in wildfowl on the lagoons, flocks of tits and finches feeding in the trees, and the presence of one of the reserve’s most sought after birds, the firecrest (library image by Bob Garrett). Th...Posted 08 Nov 2020 by Tim Wallis
Great whites, more autumn migrants and winter arrivals!
Great white egrets have remained one of the highlights on the reserve once again over the past month with a peak of six birds present together on the shallow lagoon on 13/9 and typically three or four birds seen on most days, generally moving...Posted 26 Sep 2020 by Tim Wallis
Autumn migrants and new moths!
The main highlights over the past month were a juvenile black tern (photo by Martin Neale) which was present from 22/8 to 23/8, and a wood sandpiper from 31/7 to 1/8, both of which were mostly seen around the deep lagoon. Great white egrets have...Posted 30 Aug 2020 by Tim Wallis
Great whites move in!
With the reserve trails having reopened to the public on 8/7, we've been fortunate to have had the daily presence of great white egrets for several weeks running (library image by Simon Knight). The first appeared on 28/6 and was joined by a secon...Posted 19 Jul 2020 by Tim Wallis