Category Archives: Guided Walks

Dragonflies; Lifecycle, Identification Tips and Recording course

The British Dragonfly Society will be holding three courses entitled ‘Dragonflies; Lifecycle, Identification Tips and Recording’. These are at Teifi Marshes (the Welsh Wildlife Centre) (12th July), Pensychnant Conservation Centre, near Conwy in North Wales (23rd July) and Dinefwr NNR in Llandeilo … Continue reading

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Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Bryngarw volunteer programme of events 2014

The volunteer programme has been going for over five years and has gone from strength to strength, with members of the local community donating their time and efforts to support preserving the park’s natural environment. The volunteers meet one Saturday … Continue reading

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Bridgend countryside volunteer opportunities: Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Yep it’s that time of year when volunteer events are published showing the breadth of countryside volunteer opportunities in Bridgend. Yes we have listened (Leigh) and with a more joined up approach this year from all volunteer providers, there should … Continue reading

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Sat 8th June – Flower walk at Lock’s Common

Hi All,  Just a quick reminder about the flower walk at Lock’s Common this Saturday as part of Wales Biodiversity Week.  We will be meeting at The Lifeguard Station at 10.00am and until 12.00pm.   The weather is looking good for … Continue reading

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Tweet tweet !

Here’s what we spotted and heard on the Lock’s Common birdwalk on Saturday 11th May :-Starling, Herring gull, Song thrush (heard only), Jackdaw, Carrion crow, House sparrow, Rook, Lesser black backed gull, Blackbird (collecting worms in beak next to lifeguard … Continue reading

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Sat 11th May – Breeding birds of Lock’s Common 10am

Dear all Just a quick reminder about our breeding birds of Lock’s Common walk this coming weekend, Saturday 11th May.  The walk will be led by birding supremo David Carrington, the Kenfig Reserve Manager.  We will be meeting at 10.00am … Continue reading

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Sun 21st April – Tracks and Trails @ Bedford Park

If you want to do some wildlife detecting and learn what an otter ‘spraint’ or owl ‘pellet’ are, then come to Bedford Park on Sunday 21st April, where mammal expert Dr Gareth Parry will lead you on the subtle art … Continue reading

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