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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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I propose a birdrace! (Please sing these words along to The Kaiserchiefs “I predict a riot!”)

The wildlife highlight of this week for me has to be an encounter with a Water Rail. I thought my first meeting with these bird might be a winters day down at Valley Wetlands RSPB reserve, however it turned out that I would first meet this gorgeous bird down on the Isles of Scilly. I […]

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Two wildlife show presenters and two new birds for my year list – a good weekend i’d say!

Had a fabulous Friday night at the North Wales Wildlife Trust’s annual Lacey lecture. This time it was over to Wrexham to hear Mike Dilger give a talk on the “Trails and Tribulations of being a Wildlife Presenter”. You may have seen Mike presenting wildlife pieces on The One Show where his cheery, enthusiastic demeanor […]

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**Seeing StarLINGs!**

This Tuesday the sun was shining and it was glorious to be out if you could avoid being in the shade. The first outing of the day took me to a housing estate in Holyhead where Ken was looking for a juvenile Rose-coloured Starling. We approached the garden where the bird had been sighted from […]

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Pallid Swift?!!

What an evening I had on Saturday!? Before a settling down to watch Casualty with a Jamaican-themed dinner and a hot pepper sauce I met my friends Ken (top birder blokey) and Dave (a local businessman offering outdoor activities around Anglesey and Snowdonia http://www.outdooractivesports.co.uk/) at Malltraeth RSPB reserve to attempt to witness the Starling roost. […]

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Buzzard, Fox, Rabbit, Pheasant, Unidentified Bird, Fox, Unidentified Bird, Pheasant, Buzzard.

The above is a list of the road-kill I saw along the A55 on Monday. I think it’s sad that the most I see of British mammals is their carcass along the side of the road 🙁 Thankfully, on this particular journey I saw no Badgers. My friend Ken added to this list when I […]

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Killer Whale Vs Minke Whale

Hiya, sorry to keep warbling on about Frozen Planet, but it really is amazing! Without going in to too much detail about last night’s programme (I know you haven’t seen it yet Ken!) there was an amazing sequence of a pod of Killer Whales hunting a Minke whale. With Whale-watching right up there at the […]

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Wow!

After my last blog, I was stopped in my tracks by a natural phenomenon each day for the next four days! Firstly, I was driving northwards along the A55 on Thursday evening and as I went down the hill towards Malltraeth marsh a mumuration of starlings fluttered in unison across the road ahead of me. […]

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Dynamic Conwy

Wow! I was blown away by the presentation at Bangor Bird Group last evening. Julian Hughes, manager of the Conwy RSPB reserve was there to give us a talk on the reserve’s past, present and future. The timing of this talk seems very apt as it is now twenty years since the opening of the […]

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naturebites grand opening!

From my new home on the wonderful isle of Anglesey I have been lucky enough to be immersed in Welsh wildlife. Since moving here I have met so many wonderful people who also have a passion for British wildlife and thought this would be the ideal way to share my enjoyment of the natural wonders […]

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