Tagged with: Autumnwatch

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  1. Grassholm Island or 'Gwales' in Welsh was the first RSPB reserve to be established in Wales back in 1948 so it's fitting that in this centenary year RSPB wardens - Lisa and Greg Morgan are fighting to combat an issue that affects the third largest gannet population in the Atlantic - plastic. ...

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  2. The Autumnwatch team visited Pembrokeshire this week, to film a few sequences for this years programme. Chris Packham and Kate Humble were down at West Angle bay hoping to film choughs, various wading birds and try their luck at some rock pooling. It's a lovely spot and I spent a lot of time h...

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  3. Here's a nice little piece about how, rare birds are beginning to establish themselves in Wales as our climate begins to warm up. Find out more and listen to the interview on BBC Local - South East Wales. You may remember the blog I did on the rare glossy ibis which was sent in to our Flickr g...

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  4. Cliff Benson from the Sea Trust - the marine arm of the Wildlife Trust South and West Wales has been in touch with some exciting news - they've recently filmed a pod of Risso's dolphins off the Pembrokeshire coast including mothers and calves. Image courtesy of Rich Crossen, the Sea Trust: T...

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  5. Newborough Forest on Anglesey served up a treat as we looked into one of the largest raven roosts in Europe as part of this year's Autumnwatch. Just being at the roost is a pretty amazing experience but it's the sound that gets you. As the ravens come into the roost the noise just keeps build...

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  6. Phew! We're already halfway through this year's series of Autumnwatch and we've been busy criss-crossing the country solving some of nature's mysteries.

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  7. With it raining so much this Autumn, it's been a good year for fungi - and there are loads around at the moment. Fungi are really interesting to find and I'm always intrigued by the array of shapes and sizes they come in. I recently found a whole lot of large fungi around a tree - which ...

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  8. Things are hotting up here as we get ready for the new series of Autumnwatch - and I can't wait. This year, presenter Simon King will be witnessing some truly amazing autumn spectacles and trying to unravel some great wildlife mysteries. Expect small ninja deer in surprising places and a garg...

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  9. When I was a boy messing about on the River Taff (at the weir just near the Millennium Stadium) I remember distinctly finding a tiny eel, but at the time I wasn't sure what it was. It was in fact a juvenile eel called an 'elver'.

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  10. Some animals are just plain cute. So cute in fact that you just want to have one!

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