Brecon Local Group

Brecknock offices are based in The Bulwark, close to the heart of the town of Brecon. From here we manage the reserves of Brecknock.

Telephone: 01874 625708

E-mail: info@welshwildlife.org

Postal Address:

Brecknock Wildlife Trust

6 The Bulwark
Brecon
Powys
LD3 7LB

Brecknock Events
Date/Time Event
22/07/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wild About Nature - BIG Butterfly Count
Diamond Park, Ystradgynlais Powys
09/08/2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wild About Nature - BIG Butterfly Count
The Scout Hut, Brecon Powys
24/09/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wildlife Talk at the Muse
The Muse, Brecon Powys
22/10/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Red squirrel on a feeder Wildlife Talk: Red Squirrels
The Muse, Brecon Powys
26/11/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wildlife Talk: Birds - Winter Visitors to Brecknock
The Muse, Brecon Powys
County contacts  
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Local Warden’s Blog

  • June at Y Byddwn June at Y ByddwnDespite many May and early June days being breezy and often with chilly nights, there were a lot of successes form the birds on the reserve. Of the 5 nest boxes, one was not used, the great tit failed but 2 families of blue tit fledged while the pied flycatcher also fledged with 7 young. ...
  • April at Y Byddwn April at Y ByddwnApril at Y Byddwn has been all about birds and nest building. Many of these species are regular residents. Blackbird, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Crow, Nuthatch, Robin (2 pairs), Wren and Woodpigeon while Dunnock, Goldfinch, Treecreeper and possibly Mallard may well be nesting on the reserve or close by. Buzzards probably breed nearby and ...
  • January at Y Byddwn January at Y ByddwnAside from working on Y Byddwn, a local Farmer has allowed me to coppice very tall and shade forming hazel along a 200 metre stretch of his dismantled rail track that runs towards the road near Groesffordd. In a sense by allowing more light into this area this has extended the reserves potential for increased ...
  • December at Y Byddwn December at Y ByddwnI took over management of Y Byddwn Nature Reserve in October 2016 and being a small reserve, hardly larger then 4 tennis courts, I immediately set about identifying the flora and fauna, mostly fauna via photography throughout most of 2017. The photographs were then posted on the local Biodiversity Information Services (BIS) or the national ‘irecord’ ...