Conwy

Conwy

Conwy
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Latest blog posts
  • A record amount of squealing in the reedbeds

    The signs of Spring are here if you look for them - catkins on the alder trees and the daffodils starting to push up in the clawdd wall by the Visitor Centre - but we are still in the grip of wet and windy weather. There are plenty of birds to enjoy on...
  • Things are going to get messy!

    Next week, from 7-9 February, we will have a digger on the nature reserve, using a flail to cut back some of the scrub. This blog explains what we’re doing, and why. Nature reserves should be amazing places for nature. But they don’t just...
  • New Year begins with a touch of the arctic

    The new year has so far produced a nice variety of bird sightings for the reserve with some surprises thrown in among the more regular suspects. A small number of brent geese have been wintering around the mouth of the Conwy estuary recently, some...
  • Exploring my inner geek

    Every day that I'm at Conwy, I typically start with some birdwatching. I 'open up' the reserve, unlocking the hides and checking the trails, and perhaps doing jobs as switching on the water pump or checking some of our mammal monitoring stations...
  • Hen Harrier Spectacular!

    The star attraction over the past couple of weeks was undoubtedly a hen harrier which made daily appearances between Monday 11th and Saturday 16th December (photo by Bob Garrett). The 'ringtail' bird, a name given to female and juvenile hen harriers...
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