Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir

Ynys-hir
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Latest blog posts
  • Recent Sightings

    Wonderful Wood warblers

    In the last week the woods have really began to sing with the sound of wood warblers - very heart warming for the winter Interns - Phil and Darran and our regular Tuesday Volunteers who spent many hours well, days even, out in the woods clearing the bramble...
  • Recent Sightings

    RSPB Ynys-hir Spring arrivals and sightings

    It's that time of year when birds leave us and birds arrive, everything getting ready for the breeding season, so here are some highlights from the last week or two? Arrivals, chiff chaff here by the end of March, lesser spotted woodpeckers out...
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    Spotting Spring Arrivals

    We are just at the beginning of the best time to see our key woodland species, knowing a little bit about the habitats these birds use and their behaviour can be the key to getting to see them. Below I will go through some of the best places to spot one...
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    Nest Box Spring Clean

    Did you know, we have just over 300 nest boxes at Ynys-hir for our small birds? In the past few weeks we’ve been busy cleaning out all boxes and mending any problems before the birds start surveying for potential nest sites in the coming weeks....
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    Greenland White Fronted Geese

    My intention was to write a blog all about the wonders of the Greenland White Fronted Goose, their journey from their breeding grounds on the low arctic tundra of Western Greenland to the Celtic fringes of Britain via southern Iceland. And trust me they...
Latest photos
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first look at the new BBC Springwatch sofa.

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Great tit fledgling in the Springwatch studio

One of the many fledglings on the reserve at the moment found a convenient perch on the lighting equipment...
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Interior of the working Springwatch studio

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on goes the roof

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phase one of studio build

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production village arrives

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production village takes shape.

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soft furnishings in.

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soon to be the BBC Springwatch production village

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Springwatch Tours!!

You really don't want to miss this! I escaped from the visitor centre yesterday for half an hour...
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studio complete with veranda

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The Springwatch studio and the famous sofa!

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