Your recent sightings at Conwy
Your recent sightings
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
Finally - a spring sightings update!
Cowslips beside the shallow lagoon in early spring (Jonni Price) It’s been a while since the last sightings blog post for the reserve was published, and a lot has certainly happened over the last three months with seasons changing, migrant birds...Posted 22 Jun 2020 by Tim Wallis
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