Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir
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    Waders

    On a falling tide this morning, good numbers of waders were feeding on the exposed mud and sand opposite the Breakwater hide. There were around 550 dunlin with a few ringed plovers, 3 little stints and 4 curlew sandpipers. Further out was a group of 17...
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    Dragonflys and damsels

    Despite the recent wet weather good numbers of dragonfly and damselfly have been seen in the sunny spells between the rain. The main ride below Coed Penrhynmawr which borders an open area of mire has been particularly good with both southern and common...
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    A double celebration

    This week sixteen cadets from 1429 Squadron came to Ynys-hir to plant 70 trees in celebration of the 70 th Anniversary of the Air Training Corps and 100 years of the RSPB in Wales. They planted a mixture of crab apple, alder buckthorn, blackthorn and...
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    Ynys-hir Recent Sightings 16th -22nd February 2015

    Hi, During my final week as a Mid Wales Conservation Intern it was the large high tides that produced excellent wildlife watching. An early start in the Breakwater Hide on the 20 th produced good wader numbers on the Breakwater field including, 105...
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    The Latest from the Reserve

    Hi everyone. We all here at Ynys-hir miss Adam who has done sterling work with this blog, and indeed around the Reserve in the 6 months he was with us. Many thanks Adam. Well. spring must be here, indeed the weather in recent weeks has been excellent...
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