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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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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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A Magical Day on Anglesey.

A guest blog from Ken Croft (the other, more beardy, half of Naturebites!)… What a day I had on Monday!? I drove over to Malltraeth early in the morning, it was calm and sunny but very cold early on. I parked up at the bridge in Malltraeth, lots of Wigeon were in the channel below […]

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Conversations with birds.

I walked out this lunchtime with no intention of wildlife-watching, without my binoculars harnessed to my chest I set out to find a place to picnic. I had an idea in mind after visiting the Ceredigion museum in Aberystwyth yesterday. I would climb Pen Dinas hill; site of a 9000 year old settlement, with remains […]

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Anglesey Birds – An October Review

The irony of turning my hobby into gainful employment is that I am increasingly spending less time outdoors whilst I attend to the business side of things! To prove that one of us is still ‘out and about’ here is a guest blog from my friend, birder and now colleague Ken Croft… “The month began […]

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A Focus on Nature.

There is really only one thing that I need to go outdoors and observe wildlife to the extent that I do; binoculars. At different points through the year I might be clad in shorts and flip-flops or layer upon layer to fight off those impressive Anglesey winds, but to really see the magic of a […]

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What a difference a day makes!?

What a pleasure it is to be alive these brief sunny July days! The sunshine certainly makes things seem better (especially after having had so little!). Cemlyn shows it’s softer side when the wind drops and the sun bounces off the water. Something like the St Ives effect… I’ve heard it said that artists are […]

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Life out-of-the-loop

Life out-of-the-loop

After being a warden at Cemlyn for more than a month, my last day off was a chance to explore the surrounding area. From the reserve a hill with a trig point is visible and I made this my first goal. From here I carried on cutting a diagonal corner off north-west Anglesey by heading […]

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And the winner is….

Well, we’re finally here. This is when I announce the results of the first naturebites birdrace! Before you go any further check out all the species seen . I’m going to list the runners-up in order of their participation, ending with the highest number of species seen in one county in six hours – the […]

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