Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir
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    4 days to go and counting!

    With just 4 days to go, almost the whole Springwatch crew are now onsite and it's busier than ever! We've been sneaking around taking some pics to show you how things look when the cameras pan out... Our humble tractorshed has been transformed...
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    Beautiful weather for a WEBS count!

    Staff here at the reserve chose a beautiful day on Thursday 22nd August 2013 to do a WEBS count on the reserve. A good number of waders were seen including 6 Wigeon, 277 Teal, 15 Goosander, 36 Little Egrets, 186 Oystercatchers, 21 Curlew, 29 Dunlin...
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    Wildfowl and waders

    The monthly co-ordinated wildfowl and wader count on the Dyfi was carried out at high-tide this morning. I covered the Ynys-hir RSPB reserve section whilst others counted the other three sections further down the estuary. The barnacle geese, all 321 of...
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    Recent sightings

    Fledged birds seem to be everywhere now and some birds are far easier to see than usual with redstart families feeding frantically throughout the woodlands. Great spotted woodpeckers have been bringing their young close to our bird feeder, a lesser spotted...
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    If you go down to the woods today...

    ...you will be struck by how quiet it is. Most of our woodland birds seem to have fledged young and have disappeared into the canopy-very different from last week when birds seemed to be everywhere. However, craning ones neck to look up to the canopy...
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