Category: Parc Slip News

Small Blue

Small Blue butterfly makes a comeback at Parc Slip

The small blue butterfly (Cupido minimus) is the UK’s smallest butterfly, with a wingspan of only 16-27mm. It’s a beautiful little butterfly, recognised by the

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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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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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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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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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Lapwing Ian Rose

Parc Slip’s New Elevated Bird Hide

Existing Wetlands at Parc Slip Parc Slip Nature Reserve, situated in Tondu, Bridgend is WTSWW’s flagship nature reserve in South Wales and supports a wide

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Frog spawn season; what do you need to know?

The onset of the warmer weather in February brought the start of the amphibian breeding season and the welcome appearance of frog and toad spawn

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Brian the Badger by Rose Revera

Badger sculpture named after celebrity anti-cull campaigner, Queen’s Brian May

Following the installation of the new Badger sculpture at Parc Slip Nature Reserve, the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, who own and manage

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Badger sculpture

Name that Badger!

Visitors to Parc Slip Nature Reserve will have noticed a new addition to our picnic area, a fantastic badger sculpture created by Chris of Wood

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Highland Cows

Highland Cattle become Conservationists at Parc Slip

Parc Slip Nature Reserve has employed the help of some four-legged conservationists this month to help with the management of the nature reserve. Lapwings are

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Scarce Blue Tailed Damselfly

Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly encouraged at Parc Slip

You may have noticed that there seems to be a little more mud around Parc Slip Nature Reserve than usual? Apart from the heavy rain

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