Smew Visitor

Smew is a rare visitor to East Glamorgan, with perhaps just one or two records annually.  Over the last few days, a fine 'redhead' has taken up residence at Hendre Lake in Cardiff. Males of course, are easily recognised with their white plumage and black mask and back.  Females and immature birds are often lumped together... Continue Reading →

BBS Training Day

The Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) is the most important national monitoring scheme in the UK.  Since 1994 it has been the means by which we monitor populations of most of our common birds, and establishes bird population trends for the UK.  The trends are published in the annual BBS report. The survey is designed to be a simple... Continue Reading →

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