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June (39 posts)

  1. Welcome and croeso!

    Friday 5 June 2009, 12:18

    Cardiff Singer Cardiff Singer

    Most of the competitors have arrived in Cardiff, getting to know the city and each other, having rehearsals and giving interviews for the TV and radio coverage.

    On Thursday night, they were welcomed to Cardiff and the competition at a party at their hotel. It was their first chance to meet the army...

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  2. Hiding from hawks

    Thursday 4 June 2009, 14:16

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    We've come to the end of our time here at Lake Vyrnwy and the concealed bird hides are gradually being dismantled.

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  3. Batty about bats

    Wednesday 3 June 2009, 15:37

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Bats were recently featured on Springwatch when the team here managed to sync up the thermal imaging cam with a device that recorded the sound of the bats echo locating, so it was audible to our ears..

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  4. Waterfalls and portaloos

    Wednesday 3 June 2009, 14:10

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    The more observant of you will have noticed that we've recently moved location. I know some of you were getting bored of the lake view but it's hard not to be impressed by the vista up here.

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  5. Choughed to bits

    Tuesday 2 June 2009, 11:00

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    We recently ventured over to Bardsey Island to film some rather special migratory sea birds but whilst we were there, Simon King heard the tell tale call of a chough in the hills behind us...

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  6. The krypton tractor

    Monday 1 June 2009, 15:43

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    You may have already read that we visited red kites at Gigrin Farm last week.

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  7. Giving the bird

    Monday 1 June 2009, 15:20

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Chris Watson has been down to the conifer woods recording the second goshawk pair we're currently watching for Springwatch.

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  8. Scavenger hunt

    Monday 1 June 2009, 13:10

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    You'll see from the Gigrin Farm red kite video footage on Springwatch last night that it's not just the kites that enjoy a free feed.

    There are also a number of species of the crow family present.

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  9. Dipper update

    Monday 1 June 2009, 11:55

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    Sad news after the weekend as the three dipper chicks all succesfully fledged but one drowned as it became entangled in the grill which the birds had to fly through, to escape to the outside world from the relative safety of their nest.

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