Category: East Glamorgan News

Reed Warbler

Birding Challenge of Parc Slip Nature Reserve

This year I decided to do a Patchwork year list, joining a few of my birding friends in signing up for the challenge.  Whilst my

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Glow worm by Mike Bright

A Glowing Example

A young naturalist is out on the hunt for some interesting bugs this summer. Rudi Bright, the youngest and very active member of the Wildlife

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And sometimes you get lucky! I’ve been informed this is Celypha lacunana

Some trouble with micro-moths…

Do you suffer from stroppy camera syndrome?   This syndrome has many symptoms but probably the most terrifying is the undecided battery charge indicator.  It changes

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Female and male glow worm Mike Bright

Green Glows by Rudi Bright

The twinkling goblin green light of our native Glow worm deserves a place on your list of things to see in 2014. Last summer I

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Fig 4 Hypnorum on Echium by NA Lewis

Bumblebees, the Boraginaceae, and You

Well bumblebees you should know about. We have 20 species resident in Wales out of the 25 species still just about found in UK including

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The Pied Flycatcher stake-out.

It can be very taxing bird watching, you get up early and you practice your birdwatchers catechisms (“What’s that! Oh it’s a Great Tit”, “What’s

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Pied flycatcher by Margaret Holland

Trying to help Pied Flycatchers at Coed y Bedw, near Cardiff

Pied Flycatchers are a distinctive and attractive migratory bird which is very characteristic of open Welsh woodlands. They winter in sub-Saharan West Africa before making

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Common lizard (Female) – easy way to remember its “spotty man” (as in Super Ted) and stripy means a girl.

A Taf Fechan Treasure Map

This is my treasure map (not to scale). Granted it doesn’t lead to pieces of eight or buried treasure but a treasure map (not to

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Golden Eagle with Grouse

Elevated Hide Fund Silent Auction

We are still busy fundraising to cover the costs of the new elevated hide which overlooks the new wetland at Parc Slip. There has been

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Tilly's Butterfly

Local School Children Create Wicked Wildlife From Waste!

Tilly’s Butterfly, Top 3 The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales recently ran a competition for schools in South Wales to turn any school and

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Parc Slip Elevated Bird Hide

Can you help fund our Elevated Bird Hide?

Parc Slip Nature Reserve, situated in Tondu, Bridgend is WTSWW’s flagship nature reserve in south Wales and supports a wide variety of wildlife. The nature

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Harp concert Liz Gordan (Mad Apple Designs)

Harp Recital Helps Build Elevated Bird Hide at Parc Slip

Harp concert Liz Gordan (Mad Apple Designs) On Friday 28th February, we were privileged to be joined at Parc Slip by local music teachers Angharad

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