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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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

Exploring parks – Margam Country Park

Parks are usually found within every town or city. In Wales, we have many Country parks around with one either side of my city. One of my favourites is Margam Country Park in Port Talbot because it's a major part of my childhood, but also it adds a sense of nature and tranquillity to the … Continue reading Exploring parks – Margam Country Park

Fungi February

The usual venture out to the coast to scout through gulls and ducks was on the cards for February, with the weather being as odd and unpredictable as usual, there was little else to do. Sammy and I arrived at Rhossili midday last week and after some lunch, we positioned ourselves on a bunker just … Continue reading Fungi February

Naturetrek Presentation: Awful start to an amazing night

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being invited to attend the Naturetrek Presentation night in Cardiff. The event was to showcase the amazing tours the three tour leaders there had to offer as well as enabling us to ask questions and view images from the tours. When I say I had an awful start, this … Continue reading Naturetrek Presentation: Awful start to an amazing night

New neighbours: Relocation of the Pine Marten

This plan has been in the works for some time now but the news is out and it's official, Pine Martens are being relocated to Wales! Pine Martens which are Britain's second rarest carnivore after the Scottish Wildcat, these smiley creatures have been absent from Wales for decades and now after the £1.2m pine marten … Continue reading New neighbours: Relocation of the Pine Marten

The Fight Goes on!

Last week, a response was issued by the Government regarding the petition to Ban driven grouse shooting! The response was let's say less than satisfactory and very disappointing, it essentially disregarded all the scientific data regarding Grouse shooting and said the grouse shooting is authorised by law meaning it is fine for it to be carried … Continue reading The Fight Goes on!