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

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Israel 2018

At the end of February, I made the impromptu decision to go out to Israel for two weeks at the beginning of March for birding, but to also experience the Champions of the Flyway event, and to also see Dan. I left at 12 on the 17th and made the long coach journey to London … Continue reading Israel 2018

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

Seedball – easy wildlife gardening

For those of you who don't already know, I love my garden! I love to encourage all types of wildlife into the wild space and I enjoy planting and growing my own. So that being said, I've been gifted some Seedballs to show you the easiest way of encouraging wildlife into your garden so matter … Continue reading Seedball – easy wildlife gardening