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Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife (BGGW) was set up in 2013 as a community interest company to continue the work of protecting breeding ospreys in the Glaslyn Valley.

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We would not be able to continue operating without the invaluable help of our volunteers. If you are able to assist us in any way by devoting some of your time, then please get in touch...

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The Visitor Centre will be open daily from March 21st 2016 until early September. Opening times are 10.00am - 5.00pm.

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The different expressions of Mrs G on the nest this morning. Always looking around , especially eyes to the sky. She doesn't miss anything! Aran made a fish delivery at 10 30am. ...

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We would like to thank all our volunteers for keeping a record of the different bird species seen or heard while on duty at the protection site and the visitor centre. A daily record is taken at each site, a valuable source of data for Glaslyn Wildlife. A Marsh Tit was seen recently at the protection site a new addition to our records.

Photos are Reed Bunting, Wheatear and an old favourite a singing Chaffinch, who stopped singing as soon as he spotted the camera. Typical!
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Aran. He's already done one incubation shift this morning before most of us got up. He's also done a bit of repairs on the nest. Shortly, he will be going out to fish for himself and Mrs G. What a star he has turned out to be? It took a while for some of us who've been involved with the project from the beginning to take him to our hearts but he's won us over. He's young and will court other females, of course, but that is natural. He'll place pieces of wood over eggs and trample over them. He'll learn. One look from Mrs G will teach him not to do it again!

It's a year ago now when we reluctantly accepted that 11(98), the male who had bred on the Glaslyn since 2004, was no longer with us. Mrs G took her time to choose the right partner as four different young males courted her on the Glaslyn nest in Spring last year. I'm sure you'll agree, she chose wisely.
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