Sunday, 26 April 2015

NWWT Bird Race 9th May roll up roll up!

North Wales Wildlife Trust Bird Race
Saturday 9th May 2015
Don’t miss out on this great birding challenge – 24hrs to scour NWWT reserves on either Anglesey, The West or The East of N Wales. Join / form a team and go for it!
 139 species were collectively spotted in the 2013 race, and 119 in 2014 – what will this year turn up?
 There have been some good records in the 2 races so far: displaying Lesser Spotted Woodpecker at Coed Crafnant; Osprey, Pintail, Knot and Lesser Whitethroat at Spinnies; Eider, Arctic Skua and both Red-throated and Great Northern Divers off Morfa Bychan; Black Guillemot, Sanderling and Purple Sandpiper at Cemlyn, Red Kite at Gwaith Powdwr, and summer plumage Grey Plover at Traeth Glaslyn. There were also expected site specialities like Tree Pipit, Redstart and Pied Flycatcher at Coed Crafnant, Cuckoo, Crossbill and Nightjar at Cors Bodgynydd, Red Grouse and Whinchat at Gors Maen Llwyd, Yellowhammer and Water Rail at Cors Goch, and Little Owl, Med Gull and terns at Cemlyn.
To get signed up or for more info, contact Ben Stammers at N Wales Wildlife Trust

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