WeBS Report Published

The Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) is the scheme which monitors non-breeding waterbirds in the UK. The principal aims of WeBS are to identify population sizes, determine trends in numbers and distribution and to identify important sites for waterbirds. The latest annual report, for 2009-10 has now been published. Though many of our most important water... Continue Reading →

BTO GardenBirdWatch/ WTSWW Garden Wildlife Conference

Details of the programme for this autumn's Garden BirdWatch conference are now available. British Trust for Ornithology and the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales Saturday, 22 October 2011 Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3AT 09:30 - Arrival 10:00 - Introduction 10:10 - Why gardens and local garden birdwatchers matter, Tim Harrison... Continue Reading →

Woodland Birds at Risk

Two of the UKs small woodland breeding birds have been added to the 'at risk' category by the Rare Birds Breeding Panel. The species will now be monitored closely to establish the causes for their declines. Both Lesser Spotted Woodpecker and Willow Tit are scarce breeding birds in our region. Recent Atlas survey work has... Continue Reading →

Welsh Ornithological Society Conference 2011

The programme for this year's annual Welsh Ornithological Society conference in association with BTO and RSPB is now available. The event will be held once more at Carno in Mid Wales and will celebrate a 100 years of birdwatching in Wales. A number of well-known speakers from BTO, RSPB and the Welsh Kite Trust have... Continue Reading →

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