Archive | October, 2015

Snowdonia Marathon.

Many Congratulations  Gonks on your completion of the Snowdonia Marathon in 4hrs 6mins.  A great achievement  in poor weather conditions.  Thank you for choosing Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife as your good cause to support. If anyone hasn’t sponsored Gonks yet and wishes to do so you can donate here.  

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Snowdonia Marathon.

Once again Gonks Hughes, one of our volunteers, will be taking part in the Snowdonia Marathon on Saturday October 24th in aid of Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife. If you would like to show your support for Gonks by sponsoring him in this event, please do so via the donate button on our website.

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The Whooper Swans are on their way!

  At 4pm today one solitary Whooper Swan was present along with 20 Mute Swans in a field at Llanfrothen. Whooper Swan families fly as a group so this individual maybe a 2 or 3 year old bird who has not yet paired up. It wasn’t possible to see if it was ringed as the […]

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Calan Gaeaf Gwyllt / Wild Halloween

Why not join us for Halloween as we look out for returning whooper swans, winter thrushes and the other wildlife of the Glaslyn Valley. We will also have crafts and activities with a Halloween theme for children. We will be sure to leave before dark! Saturday 31st October 11:00 to 16:00  

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Wild Autumn Open Weekend

Why not join us, as we look out for returning whooper swans, winter thrushes and the other wildlife of the Glaslyn Valley. We will also have crafts and activities for children. Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October 11:00 to 16:00

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Victorian Weekend

This weekend Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway are holding their annual Victorian themed event at their railway station. Glaslyn Wildlife will be supporting this event along with many other stall holders so please stop by and visit us. The magnificent carousel will be present again this year, it is always a popular attraction for young […]

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West Africa – The End of The Rains

With all of “our” ospreys having left on their autumn migration, what conditions will they find when they arrive at their winter homes? Water is an important survival element for all living things – but for birds that depend on fish for their food, it could hardly be more crucial. Studies have shown that there […]

The 2015 chicks

The last sightings of 2015

After thoroughly checking through the recordings from the three cameras on the Glaslyn nest, we have been able to confirm times for the last sightings of each of our four ospreys. Mrs G – 13th September 16.26 Aran – 25th September 16.58 W0 – 24th September 18.50 4R – 25th September 07.28 It does not […]