Guest Blog: A mission to save the Honeybee

The honeybee is under threat, posing a catastrophe to the earth’s ecosystem and life as we know it. Without honeybee pollination, we’d lose on average 70 out of 100 crop species that feed 90% of our population. According to the University of Reading, the honeybee population has halved in the last 20 years, with climate … Continue reading Guest Blog: A mission to save the Honeybee

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Wonderful Welsh Bird Names

Being a first language Welsh speaker and learning English later on in my childhood, aswell as having the benefit of speaking to the media and local birders through Welsh. Welsh names for wildlife, birds, in particular, has always been something I have been proud of knowing and often times that make me laugh or think … Continue reading Wonderful Welsh Bird Names

Eurasian Wigeon x Northern Shoveler Hybrid

It's always worth checking through wintering flocks of wildfowl for some abnormal or unusual birds. An example of this came yesterday when an unusual duck was feeding with the Eurasian Wigeon flock at Penclacwydd. With the strong winds, it was difficult to get much detail on the bird as the flock continued to feed behind … Continue reading Eurasian Wigeon x Northern Shoveler Hybrid