Iceland Gulls were at 13 sites, with Glaucous Gulls at just six. Cardiff Bay On June 5, 2020 By Allan Dowson In Sightings Took a walk to the Swift tower this afternoon.There were no Swifts using the tower but up to about 40 were flying in the vicinity,encouraging news. The circular trail for cyclists and walkers is 10km (6.2 miles) long. This Photo by Ruth Walker. It is a favourite spot for dolphins as well as nesting sea birds in the spring, early summer and seals all year round. A few Puffins and Choughs also nest in this area. species 125. The Welsh Wildlife Centre at Cilgerran where you can find extensive reed-bed habitat abutting the Teifi estuary and flanked by woodland. From thrushes to pigeons, peregrines have been recorded flying at over 100mph to catch their prey! Roosting in trees, buildings, caves and under bridges across the city, the most common species you're likely to see are pipistrelles and noctule bats. Flying over the city's rivers and Cardiff Bay, Daubenton's bats can also be found as they feed on flying insects above the water. The first part of the month was somewhat quiet although the drake Lesser Scaup did return to Cardiff Bay on the 7th and a couple of Leach's Petrels were seen off Porthcawl. Birds are frequently seen flicking their wings while perched, often doing so on the tops of low bushes. Dartford warbler 7. All sightings are valuable!

Cornwall is a very long county, extending 86 miles from the north Devon border to Lands End, this is compensated for by its breadth, for although it is 46 miles across at its widest point in the east, it narrows steadily as one travels Cardigan Island is owned by the Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales and is just 200 metres from the coast at Gwbert. When the Ringing Scheme began over 100 years ago, the primary aim was to find out more about birds movements; attaching a uniquely coded metal ring to a birds leg allows the individual to be identified if encountered at a later date, revealing the distance, direction and duration of travel. Ringed stonechat by Ruth Walker cropped_0.jpg Metal-ringed Stonechat. #1. Goshawk 3. RING-NECKED DUCKS remained at Cardiff Bay on 5-23 rd and two drakes at Talley Lakes (Carmarthen) on 6-22 nd. * Bird News Pro and Bird News Ultimate subscribers We encourage you not to share specific location information about this sighting via social media, public websites, or email listservs. Meanwhile, others remained at Cardiff Bay, Glamorgan (two), and Upton Warren NR, Worcestershire. The Glamorgan Rarities Committee, in conjunction with the Glamorgan Bird Club & Gower Wildlife , have agreed to co-operate with the Welsh Ornithological Society in the sharing of bird records & photographs in the interest of keeping accurate records and to promote birdwatching in North, Mid & South Wales. Ballyheige Bay, Co Kerry, played host to a first-winter Franklin's Gull from 28-30th the same site as the county's first record back in 1993. 23/03 18:06 Cornwall : Western Osprey, Harlyn Bay. Peregrines like to nest in high, undisturbed places and Cardiff's City Hall clock tower is an ideal location. Woodlark (if they occur here) 9. Rough-winged Swallow, Brewer Park, Judith Gustafsson. The Cardiff Bird Ringers Perhaps the best bird ringing blog in Cardiff. Sunday, 22 April 2012. Explore a complete list of bird species observations in this area. February 2021 local patch birding, winter long stayers and first signs of spring. Wood Lark ( Lullula arborea ) Chestnut Bird refuge map. Stonechats are robin sized birds.

Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more. Its shocking the first time you see one of these fly into a tiny pipe in the canal at high speed, and you realize they are cavity nesters. Rain Stops Play 'Twas a surprisingly clear morning when CJ, TT and Billy Whizz made their way down to the Bay hoping against hope that the forecast showers would hold off for a while. With a lack of habitat to concentrate them, shorebird sightings are scattered. WhatsApp BOG with your sightings in the Bradford area. The Spiggie bird was a regular fixture by the month's end. Whinchats 11. Welcome back the Swifts event. Glamorgan. Cardiff Bay, Cardiff. Explore a complete list of bird species observations in this area. Sort by. Main sighting: Mediterranean gull Afternoon visit, 44 species seen with highlights being (hide 1) skylark singing, 2 chiffchaffs, 3 swallows, lesser whitethroat calling and a male house sparrow. With distinctive black and white pastiche Tudor decoration to the outside, it oozes character. Theyre normally spotted in the more exotic climes of Africa, South America and the Mediterranean. Latest Outer Hebrides Bird and Wildlife Sightings 2022. The size difference between the gos and crow was significant. Along the Paddock Walk (Western Ave to Blackweir along the Taff) I have seen redpoll, goldfinch, and long tailed tit, as well as the more common birds. 16/04/2022. The Newport Wetlands Reserve is of national importance for wildlife and is designated as both a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and National Nature Reserve due to the birds, invertebrates and wetland flora that occur here. To see what's been happening in the area click the above link. Elsens Hill, Winfield, Illinois. Read More. Updated ~11 hr(s) ago. Located in the north of wales it only a stone throws away from Bangor. In addition to the birds wintering at Llanrhidian, Great White Egrets were recorded over Margam (4th) and at Neath (31st). Directions Directions. 13 Jun 2022.

Cardiff Facts Population 346,100 (2011 Census) Area 54.2 sq. Show all details. 320. Boat Trips around Cardigan Bay with A Bay to Remember. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it. There is an opportunity for the Cardiff Naturalists' Society and similar stakeholder organisations to get involved at an early stage of this proposal. Choose from our range of boat trips from 1 2 hours duration. Count # 2. Ring-necked Duck. A [EG] 25 Nov [3] Cardiff Bay WR - [P. Howlett] ( East Glamorgan is a dispersal area for this species [per WRP] & is a GRC D-List sp .)

elsewhere during the study period and recoveries of Redshank . Another rescheduled Cardiff Castle gig, Bryan is in Cardiff on Monday, July 11. The Taf mudflats have now been permanently flooded by the Cardiff Bay barrage which has reduced its attractiveness to waders, however it has attracted Long-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, American Wigeon, Red-throated Diver, Common Tern, Little Gull and Glaucous Gull since it has been flooded. Fersiwn Gymraeg ar gael yma.. A brand-new home for swifts has been publicly launched today at Queen Alexandra House, Cardiff Bay Barrage. A national mega was a surprise midsummer find for Mark Sutton at the famous Cemlyn Bay tern colony. THE BEST PLACES IN BRITAIN TO WATCH BIRDS St Margarets Bay O CTOBER IS ONE of the two great changeover months of the Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve. The Glamorgan Rarities Committee, in conjunction with the Glamorgan Bird Club & Gower Wildlife , have agreed to co-operate with the Welsh Ornithological Society in the sharing of bird records & photographs in the interest of keeping accurate records and to promote birdwatching in North, Mid & South Wales. The garden league will be updated at the end of the day and run from the 1st to the end of each month with a yearly league combining all species as well. My last interview was on May 1 at Cardiff City Stadium, after The New Saints lifted the JD Welsh Cup. Ride A White Swan Angling Puts You At The Heart Of The Natural World As both a keen angler and naturalist, I often myself enjoying both at the same time. List of recent notable sightings reported on eBird. RSPB Cymru and the Cardiff Harbour Authority. The best seawatching site in Cardiff. Skye & Lochalsh: 33 Whooper Swans, Lochailort (SC) and 18 Shelduck, Broadford Bay (MB) both per skye-birds.com. In a project funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and led by Glamorgan Bird Club, RSPB Cymru and Cardiff Harbour Authority, this special tower has been built to help give a home to swifts as they summer in our capital city. Three people have been stabbed and three others are being treated in hospital after a 'large disturbance' in Cardiff city centre. If you would like to join our WhatsApp group - Bird Sightings Outer Hebrides (for scarce / rare bird reports in the Outer Hebrides) please contact me: steveduffield70@gmail.com or text me on 07867 555971. Jul 17, 2010. #1. A new Bonaparte's Gull another first-winter was at Dunnet Bay, Caithness, from 1st.

Good for passage migration in both spring & especially in autumn. Others were at Salthouse Point and Daltons Point Gower on 3rd and Llyn Tegid (Meirionnydd) on 16th. The main rarity was a PACIFIC DIVER was at Eglwys Nunydd Reservoir 11-31 st (Glamorgan). The name of the pub refers to glass or cup used to serve wine. In part this was to match the winter period defined for the survival analyses of Cardiff Bay birds, but also to exclude birds only caught on autumn and spring passage. Despite being a modern urban city, Cardiff is home to a surprising amount of wildlife. Why not discover the wildlife you share your city with? Screaming into Cardiff all the way from Africa, swifts are a fantastic summer highlight across the city. Autumn in Cardiff sees the city filled with birds returning from a feast of butterflies and berries in northern Europe and Asia. Sunday, 20 March 2022. A handy way of seeing these seabirds for those unable to visit the islands. Cardiff Bay On July 18, 2020 July 18, 2020 By John Wilson In Sightings News just gleaned from a Whatsapp group [and Twitter] just now [17:15]. Afan Argoed Forestry and at Garwnant and a new sighting at Coed Craig Ruperra 27th. Sightings down to 14 yesterday 09/04 08:00 Greater Manchester : Western Osprey, Hindley 14/04 11:00 Glamorgan : Western Osprey, Cardiff Bay. 3. We have a green light for the Welcome Back the Swifts event, which we are co-hosting with our Cardiff Bay Swift Project partners - i.e. New UK Barnacle Goose study gets underway. Attracts passerines to the coastal path between the heliport and the water treatment works further east. ALAN PETRIE 2 Jan 2020 5:37 PM Replies 577 replies ; Subscribers 832 subscribers ; Views 117325 views ; Users 0 members are here Black-throated Divers were off Pembrey (Carmarthen) and Penmon Point (Anglesey) on 28 th. Osprey Sightings 2022. HoneyBuzzard 2. It runs around the Bay and across to the seaside town of Penarth via Pont Y Werin, a 140m bridge providing a link for pedestrians and cyclists between Penarth and the International Sports Village. Males have striking black heads with white around the side of their neck, orange-red breasts and a mottled brown back. Between Blackweir bridge and town I have recently seen: a little egret, grey heron, goosander, kingfishers, grey wagtail, and cormorants.

Since joining a few years ago I have hosted a number of fellow birdpals on their visits to the Lower Mainland and now it was my chance to sit back be shown a few sites with a local expert. Crows calling hysterically made me look up, just in time to see a large female goshawk following a carrion crow which was caught in flight. This report looks at the distribution and movement of the birds in Cardiff Bay and nearby areas and is in two sections. Skip to content; Skip to results Sightings. Saturday 14th November. Come winter, even the centre of Cardiff becomes host to little pockets of wildlife. Latest rare bird sightings, birding locations, images, links and useful contact details for Wales.

This bird instantly stood out amongst the flock tonight. Skokholm, Pembrokeshire, hosted the first MOLTONIS WARBLER for Wales from 17-29th. Perched on the clock tower they can easily spot the birds they prey on.

Redshank platform 5 oystercatchers, common whitethroat calling, 1 ringed plover, 1 white wagtail and cettis calling. Cattle Egrets remained at Valley (Anglesey) on 2-28 th and at Hundleton (Pembrokeshire) om 3 Show off your images, experiences and read the RSPBs blogs! Opened in 1859 this 1.3 kilometre long stretch of water was once surrounded by railway sidings and warehouses, a far cry from the tranquil scenes which meet visitors today. wintering months (Oct Mar) but also includes passage birds, occurring mainly in spring (March to May) or autumn (late June to September). Recent Rarity Sightings; VC41 Glamorgan List; Description Species List; Description Guidelines; Description Species Form; Committee Contacts; 2017 Records; 2016 Records; 2015 Records; Recorder Initials ; Description News and Status It got off to a great start compared to last year: for one thing it wasnt pouring with rain, and for another Rob and Linda had chosen to start in Cardiff Bay which was full of interesting birds. Jason Brown. A pre-application for the Cardiff and Newport Tidal Lagoon has just been submitted (November 2014), with a full planning application expected around 2017 and a goal of generating power around 2021. Like me, they are strangers to the city but seem to know where to make their home. Regular White-billed Divers were again off South Nesting Bay, Mainland, and Lamba Ness, Unst, while one off Fair Isle on 27th was just the third for the isle since 1979 (the other two both recorded last year). species 68. Hotspot navigation. This tavern was built in the 18 th century but its long, narrow shape indicates it was built on a medieval plot. Our wildlife watching boat trips run from April through to the end of October to help you and your family make your own special memories along the Cardigan Bay Coast. Visiting Cardiff from Friday for a few days and I was wondering if any one could advise on the best places to see:- 1. Comprised of two SSSIs it has a staggering 20 hectares of the reed as Cardiff Bay Glamorgan Bird Club Cardiff Bay On March 23, 2017 By John Wilson In Sightings At midday the Little Gull was feeding over towards the barrage area in the SE quadrant of the bay, then at around 4:30 p.m. it was mid bay. Distribution and Movement Studies Table 11.1.1 Estimates of the percentages of colour-ringed birds in the Redshank populations at Cardiff Bay and Rhymney from August 1996 to Table 11.1.3 Sightings at Cardiff of Redshank colour-ringed elsewhere .. 76 . The Glamorgan Rarities Committee, in conjunction with the Glamorgan Bird Club & Gower Wildlife , have agreed to co-operate with the Welsh Ornithological Society in the sharing of bird records & photographs in the interest of keeping accurate records and to promote birdwatching in North, Mid & South Wales.

V v windy on the barrage! Glamorgan. Sightings. Elsens Hill, Winfield, Illinois. Cardiff Bay : Postponed from last year because the Ely footbridge was not ready this is our first circumnavigation of Cardiff Bay covering just over 6 miles. 30-06-2022. i did manage to visit Cardiff bay Nature Reserve about 8pm and a great spot for Cetti's, Sedge and Reed Warblers as well as Whitethroat. On Saturday morning visited Newport Wetlands - a great nature reserve no doubt about it but the prettiest! Campfield marsh latest bird sightings A closer look at the species recently spotted at Campfield Marsh by our community. Details. 26 Jul All of this didnt seem to have a great effect on the bird records however. Sort by. Nightingale 5. Previous It's all about the patch now. Share your passion for birds, wildlife & all things nature with the RSPB Community. Some bird news occasional bit of humour & other things from Wales and beyond Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve. Hey all, it should be up and running now. Cardigan Island. Alerted via Twitter to the presence of 10-12 Little Gulls in Cardiff Bay, so went down to Penarth Marina at about 6:45 p.m. to have a look. The islands fourth EUROPEAN SERIN was on hand on 20th and an ICTERINE WARBLER was available on 29th, while neighbouring Skomer scored a pair of shrikes a WOODCHAT and a male RED-BACKED. included the GLOSSY IBIS, still at NWR on 3rd-20th, a GREEN WINGED TEAL at Llanegan (Caernarfonshire) on 2nd and three sightings of RING-NECKED (Ceredigion) from 6th-8th and a female at RSPB Conwy on 23rd.

But during a scan a group of gulls suddenly took off and there was the tell-tale black Union Bay Natural Area/Montlake Fill map. Designed by Polish architects Menthol, the tower has been installed as part of a partnership project delivered by RSPB Cymru, Glamorgan Bird Club and Cardiff Councils Harbour Authority. Lochaber: 1st winter Iceland Gull, Mallaig harbour and 28 Great Northern Divers in Camusdarach Bay, Morar (Peter Cosgrove). Tide Timetable - Sun 19th to Sat 25th June, 2022. Read on for the 8 most haunted places in Cardiff: 8. The Valley Wetlands is situated on the beautiful island of Anglesey. Wood Warbler 8. Acorn Woodpecker - Count # 1. Many B-h Gulls sitting on the water way out mid bay and couldnt really find any Littles with the scope.

Along the Paddock Walk (Western Ave to Blackweir along the Taff) I have seen redpoll, goldfinch, and long tailed tit, as well as the more common birds. Mid-month the first Waxwings started appearing with numbers increasing throughout the month and a record number of Hawfinches were seen at the traditional site at Forest Ganol.

After a trans-Atlantic flight I really needed a full days birding to help shake off the jet lag. Supporting bird conservation by funding research & encouraging publications. Cardiff Heliport: ST2175 [Coastal grassland with scrub. Other Notable Species Two Pale-bellied Brent Geese at Whiteford 28th. Not bad for the central area of a city. Loch Garten ospreys requires membership for participation - click to join. All the chicks are colour ringed with this year's birds having black rings with three yellow digits; letter, plus sign, letter. Recent Sightings. one flew north (15:40) 23/03 20:04 Gwynedd : Western Osprey, Shell Island (Mochras) 25/03 17:42 Glamorgan : Western Osprey, Cardiff Bay.

Females lack the male's black head, but have brown backs and an orange tinge to their chests. Richard Cowie The traditional New Year Cardiff Birdwatch took place on 8 th January this year. Explore a complete list of bird species observations in this area. Valley Wetlands RSPB Nature Reserve. mi Airport Cardiff Airport (CWL) Train Station Cardiff Central Station Cool Facts 55 A.D. Romans first settled in Cardiff where Cardiff castle is now Cardiff Became a city in 1905 and capital of Wales in 1955 Worlds First 1m Cheque Was wrote in Cardiffs Coal Exchange To check if the ranges are open, Tel 01646 662367.

10 Cattle Egret going to roost at Cardiff Bay Wetland reserve. Last seen First seen High counts. Share your passion for birds, wildlife & all things nature with the RSPB Community. Three RING-NECKED DUCKS, including two drakes, were at Talley Lakes Carmarthen throughout and a female was in Cardiff Bay on 2 nd 4th.

The Elsens Hill unit of West DuPage Woods Forest Preserve in a western suburb of Chicago is a great place to bird year-round.

If you would like your sightings or photographs to be included on our Birding In Bradford - Daily Sightings and News blog, please click the button above or send them to: recorder@bradfordbirding.org. Northern Flicker, Fletcher Wildlife Garden, Judith Gustafsson. The Newport Wetlands Reserve is of national importance for wildlife and is designated as both a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and National Nature Reserve due to the birds, invertebrates and wetland flora that occur here. If you see any colour ringed gulls then please let Peter know at pete.rock@blueyonder.co.uk . Cardiff Bay Roost Glamorgan Bird Club Cardiff Bay Roost On January 16, 2018 By stampy98 In Sightings Cardiff Bay gull roost is always a challenge distant birds and low light. Eastern Kingbird - 2022-06-20 12:54 - Bainbridge Island - West Winslow/Weaver Road map. Email Us. Last seen First seen High counts. Show off your images, experiences and read the RSPBs blogs!

Lesser Redpoll. Archive January February March April May June. Providing 90 new nest sites for swifts to return to each year, the swift tower on Cardiff Bay Barrage is a flagship example of giving swifts a home in the city. Your recent sightings at Campfield Marsh Your recent sightings at Campfield Marsh. Peter has been studying urban gulls for a good while. Cardiff County; Wales; GB; Map Map. Putative Siberian Chiffchaffs occurred at Kenfig and Cardiff Bay. I have needed some sightings added to test this and i hope this feature will be available by the end of the week. Jul 17, 2010.

Just around the corner from the Great Crested Grebes sits Atlantic Wharf, a mixed use development of apartments, hotels and offices alongside the now abandoned Bute East Dock. Prior to my departure I had arranged to meet Cardiff birder Paul Bowden through the BirdingPal website. On April 24, 2021 By John Wilson In Sightings.

Red Kite 4. 17:25. Between Blackweir bridge and town I have recently seen: a little egret, grey heron, goosander, kingfishers, grey wagtail, and cormorants. The Effect of the Cardiff Bay Barrage on Waterfowl Populations 8. The gos landed nearby but was obscured by rushes etc. 319. The Cardiff Bay Wetlands Reserve was created in 2002 after the completion of the Bay Barrage allowed the areas mudflats to be transformed into an expanse of freshwater marshland. Cardiff may not immediately strike you as a prime birding location but recent years have seen numerous highlights including a regular wintering Lesser Scaup and my first Waxwings for over a decade. Much of this interest has been focused on Cardiff Bay, a huge 500 hectare freshwater lake formed in the 1990s by the construction of a barrage across the tidal estuaries Details. Birds and some early Spring vegetation. A pair of peregrines have nested and successfully reared chicks on Cardiffs City Hall clock tower for a number of years. As peregrines normally stay together for life, it's likely that the pair on the clock tower are the same two birds each year.

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Table 7.2.1 Sightings of Redshank colour-ringed at Cardiff reported from . The first part summarises the results of the 10th year of monitoring of the It should be emphasized that the Severn Estuary SPA is an unusually large site for an SPA (24,700ha), covering the whole of the estuary from just below Gloucester to the River Parrett in Bridgwater Bay Virginia Lake, St. Johns, Newfoundland & Labrador. Share your passion for birds, wildlife & all things nature with the RSPB Community. Birding Cornwall. Rummer Tavern. Sea birds other than the large Gulls 10. Updated ~21 hr(s) ago.

Show off your images, experiences and read the RSPBs blogs! With travel still restricted local patch birding was the only option. Not bad for the central area of a city. Hotels near Cardiff Bay Wetland Reserve: (0.19 km) voco St. David's Cardiff, an IHG Hotel (0.09 km) A Space in the City - Mermaid Quay (0.13 km) Lacuna The Bay (0.43 km) The Coal Exchange Hotel Cardiff (0.46 km) A Space in the City @ Quayside; View all