Eastern Glamorgan Bird Report, 2018 published

The latest annual bird report from the Glamorgan Bird Club has just been published.  It is the 57th report for our region, and the 10th under the guidance of the Glamorgan Rarities Committee. The Eastern Glamorgan Bird Report No 57 (2018) is presented in B5 format and contains 100 pages reviewing the birding year in our region.... Continue Reading →

2018: a Great Year for Ringing & Nest Recording in Glamorgan

The BTO’s 2018 Online Ringing and Nest Recording Report has just been released - but it’s absolutely not just for ringers and nest recorders. It’ll be of great interest to most birders, crammed full of fascinating info gathered on bird movements and species longevity records from recoveries and re-traps of ringed birds. It also contains... Continue Reading →

Free Guide to Celebrate National Nest Box Week 2019

National Nest Box Week 2019 (NNBW) starts today, 14 February. Why not take part by erecting a nest box in your garden or (with the landowners permission) a local greenspace? Natural nest sites for birds such as holes in trees or old buildings are disappearing fast as gardens are ‘tidied’ and old houses are repaired. This is... Continue Reading →

New Opportunities to Become a Wetland Birds Survey volunteer

What do the Knap Boating Lake in Barry, Pitcot Pool in St Brides Major and Tirfounder Fields in the Cynon Valley have in common? Well, they’re all in need of new volunteers to count the waterbirds on them for the BTO’s Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS). Until very recently, waterbirds at all three sites have been... Continue Reading →

Do You Fancy Sexing Some Ducks This Winter?

Will you be out birding in wetland areas in East Glamorgan or elsewhere this month (January 2019)? If so, you may want to help out with this easy, yet important, survey. This month, waterbird counters and bird watchers across Europe, North Africa and Southwest Asia are being asked to collect the male/female sex ratio data... Continue Reading →

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