Archive | March, 2018


Sun rising on a new osprey season

As the sun rises at the end of a long winter, a last flourish of the colder months takes away the tentative heat from the first light. Showers of crystal blown on a sharp, cutting breeze coat every surface with ice. The landscape lies dormant under a frost, snow reaching down the hill sides into […]

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Glaslyn Ospreys 2018

The yellow, roadside direction signs are already up around Porthmadog and at BGGW we are all looking forward to the return of our ospreys and another successful osprey season. We therefore thought it was time to update you all on the things you need to know for this year. Live Streaming If everything goes to […]


Support your Ospreys

Its February and I can feel a restlessness and anticipation rising in you, our loyal supporters, for the first glimpse of the indomitable Mrs G at Glaslyn in 2018. Mrs G has bred at Glaslyn for 14 years, during this time 33 chicks have successfully fledged. She now has 62 recorded grandchildren. I know you […]

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Pont Croesor Nest – Season 2018

                                            Library Picture As promised in August 2017 the following is a statement by the Trustees of Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife (BGGW) with regard to the Pont Croesor (PC) nest for the 2018 season. The PC nest is situated on land neither owned nor leased by BGGW. The structure on […]



In just eight weeks we look forward to seeing an osprey touch down on the Glaslyn nest for the first time in 2018. To enable you to watch that exciting moment live, the next couple of weeks will see us dusting the cobwebs from our nest cameras and making sure that everything is in excellent […]