YWT: Spurn Safari

My love for Spurn and the surrounding area just grows more and more each year having only gone for the first time a couple of years ago. But saying that, there's been a lot of contraversy around the development of the area, but as they say you cannot judge a book by its cover! Having … Continue reading YWT: Spurn Safari

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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

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

Kids: Bird treat making

Feeding the birds is a fun activity for children to get involved in, it's a way they can clearly see what they're doing is good by the birds eating and coming to the garden. There's a lot of different things you can make for your garden birds - the funest and messiest is definitely making … Continue reading Kids: Bird treat making