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Kathy is a wildlife enthusiast who loves nothing more than to inspire people about nature. She works full-time for cetacean research charity, Sea Watch Foundation, as well offering guided wildlife tours on Anglesey with the amazing Ken Croft.

Outside of work, Kathy arranges Anglesey Marine Week in order to promote engagement and conservation.

Please see the ‘Wildlife Tours’ page of the website for more details of how to join a tour.

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Naturebites is taking a break for 2018

Recent customers and those that follow our social media will know that we’ve been alluding to winding down our services at Christmas this year. Here’s a few words from Ken to explain why: “I have decided to take time-out and spend a whole year on a ‘birding’ tour of Britain. I am hoping to visit […]

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Under the Sea, down on the shore.

It’s another world down there, believe me! Although I’m primarily from a bird-watching background I do have a general interest in all aspects of natural history. That is why I am also interested in rock-pooling and the shoreline. It’s a great way for someone like me to get a taster of what’s beneath the sea. […]

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Celtic sea-rowing on Anglesey

Sea rowing is one of the nicest ways to observe marine life. One of the delights of outings in the Celtic Longboats of Beaumaris Rowing Club is the close encounters with many types of sea birds found in the Menai Strait. As we row from the slipway at Beaumaris, terns are found perching on the […]

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Coastal Foraging around Anglesey

The first nation’s people of British Columbia in Canada have a saying that “When the tide goes out the table is set” and I strongly suspect that the ancient Druids of Anglesey would have had a similar saying had they not been massacred by the invading Romans in AD 77.  There’s a very good reason […]

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Anglesey rocks!

For a number of years now it has been my privilege to lead a geological walk as part of Anglesey Marine Week.  I say “privilege” for two reasons: first, because Marine Week is a fantastic event reminding us of the importance of Anglesey’s coastal waters; and secondly, because it is a great feeling to represent […]

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Kayaking around Anglesey

One of our favourite trips here at Sea Kayaking Anglesey is to get out to the Skerries to see the Arctic Terns ‘dreading’. The Skerries is the largest breeding ground of Arctic terns in the country with over 2,000 breeding pairs nesting there last year. The islands, which are owned by Trinity House are a […]

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Sustainable seasonal seafood to choose in August

Ethical buying, including of seafood, has come a long way, and people and businesses are getting to ‘know their fish’ and increasingly looking for seafood that is either sustainably assessed or rated well or certified as such which is great to see. People might not know though that in a similar way to fruit and […]

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Dolphin and porpoise watching, no boats required!

This is the first in our series of guest blogs for Anglesey Marine Week 2017.   We are blessed on Anglesey that we can watch cetaceans; the whales, dolphins and porpoises without having to step off our shores. From the smallest cetacean the harbour porpoise which can be seen daily from a range of headlands […]

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Anglesey Marine Week, 20-26th August 2017

Watch this space for guest blogs as part of Anglesey Marine Week 2017!

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Keep up with Naturebites!

We’ve gone a bit quiet on the blog front due to our many other commitments. You can follow our current antics on Facebook & Twitter. Ken on a tour in sunny Anglesey (with Roberta) and Kathy in a ‘walking fig’ in Costa Rica.    

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