Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir
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    Sluices in September

    There are lots of challenges when it comes to managing lowland wet grassland, the biggest and most fundamental is control of water levels, if you get water control right then everything else becomes much easier. Waders that breed on wet grassland, in...
  • Recent Sightings

    September 2018

    In the last week with very high tides here are some of the sightings for the reserve, Balck tailed godwit - 15 Barnacle geese 217 Curlew 254 Oystercatcher 73 Teal 367 Little grebe 3 Goosander4 Dunlin 21 Common Sandpiper 4 ...
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    New Team Members

    After the long hot summer . . . It’s time to introduce our new Interns at RSPB Ynys-hir. Here at Ynys-hir we offer two 6-month internships. A internship catapults aspiring conservationists on to the front line of work undertaken by the RSPB...
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    Season's Turning

    The end of the school holidays signals a change in the Seasons.Most of the visiting summer migrants such as the redstarts and pied flycatchers have left to make their journeys south. Last week saw the leaving of this season's Dyfi Osprey Chicks, one...
  • Recent Sightings

    Early morning at Marian Mawr

    Russell was out and about on the reserve early tis morning, checking the pools at Marian Mawr. Not a bad list..1 wood sandpiper, 3 ruff, 2 Little plover, 1 black tailed godwit, oystercatcher plus chicks, at least 10 redshank and chicks, lots of lapwing...
Latest photos
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Osprey from Ynys-hir

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Chiffchaff

Distant record shot of the Chiffchaff singing this lunchtime by the dipping ponds behind the Visitor...
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Greater water boatman

Photo by Craig Mansell
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Barn owls

Two of our barn owl family that featured on SpringWatch shortly after they fledged.
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Great white egret

A rare sighting of a great white egret on the reserve. 15/10/11 Photo by Laurie Wright
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September view at Ynys-hir

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The beautiful pond where lots of dragon & damselflies hang out

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Small copper butterfly

14/09/11
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Azure damselfly close up

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Southern hawker dragonflies mating

Photo by Craig Mansell
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Brown hawker dragonfly

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and more

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