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Summer Activities

This Summer we have a number of activities and events for adults and children. From bat walks to fungi foraging, we’re sure there’s something that will appeal to you. Our nature club for children, Clwb Gweilch Glaslyn, has weekly activities on Thursdays, details of which can be found in the poster below. BGGW events: (Suggested […]

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2018 Chicks Fledge

There is nothing more exciting, or nerve wrecking, than watching the first fledging of the season. From the day the eldest chick, KS3, turned 49 days old, we were afraid to take our eyes away from the nest. We needn’t have worried however. The chicks were happy to keep us waiting. Although the window for […]

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Congratulations, it’s a…

As many have correctly guessed, Mrs G and Aran have two female chicks and a male on the nest this year. At the ringing on Monday evening of this week, the two females weighed well above the 1500g maximum of the scale and the male came in at 1460g. It seems Aran’s persistent and reliable […]

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A lazy week in the sun

This warm weather is enough to make anyone feel lazy. We’re all moving that little bit slower, searching for respite in the shade at every opportunity. Similar to the young chicks resting under their ‘mumbarella’! Aran, however, isn’t so fortunate. Once again, he proved himself quite the fisherman on Sunday 17th June bringing eight fish […]

Clwb Gweilch Glaslyn

Clwb Gweilch Glaslyn

Here are the details for the new Clwb Gweilch Glaslyn. Open to children 7-11 years old. We’ll be meeting every other Saturday during term time then every Thursday during the summer holidays. We’ll be exploring different themes and activities in every session so if you have any young nature enthusiasts or budding birdwatchers at home, […]

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A Week of Sun and Surprises

It has only been nineteen days since the first chick hatched but already we have seen a drastic change in all of their appearances. While they may look all cute and innocent to begin with, they soon shed their first down and enter the reptilian stage of plumage. It’s difficult to tell at this point, […]

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An exciting season so far

It has been a busy couple of weeks here at Glaslyn, to say the very least. This somewhat frenzied period seemed to be kickstarted on the afternoon of May 19 when we were treated to the return of Z1, named Tegid who was born on the Dyfi nest in 2016. This is the first time […]