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Four Ospreys, One Nest

Well, what an exciting week it has been! Last Monday morning started with a bang when our resident female, Mrs G, touched down on the nest at 9:08 am. It’s fair to say we were all in a flap trying to get the Visitor Centre open by 10 am that morning, and from that moment, […]

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Aran Returns!

This is no April Fools, Aran landed on the nest at 10:12 am this morning! We mistakenly thought he had briefly landed at 7:20 am, but upon reviewing the footage it turned out to be another unringed female who Mrs G promptly saw off the nest. Soon after Aran landed, Mrs G was displaying herself […]

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Mrs G Returns!

BREAKING NEWS! Mrs G has returned for the 16th successive year! She landed at 9:08 for ten seconds before chasing two crows away from the nest area. They should know that no one messes with Mrs G! Watch the video of the moment she returns.   To date, Mrs G has hatched 40 live chicks, […]

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Sunshine at Last

The rain has finally stopped and we’ve seen some new (and old) faces come through the door of our Visitor Centre this week. It’s certainly nice to be back! Plagued by heavy rain and floods at the beginning of the week, it didn’t make our work of preparing the site for opening very easy. However, […]

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BGGW Volunteers Share Their Favourite Books on World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day 2019 we asked our volunteers to share their favourite books about nature and wildlife.  Judith Mills: I’m currently reading The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd written about 60 years ago. It’s about her understanding of nature in the Cairngorms. It reminds me how I feel when I’m on Protection at […]

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The Start of Osprey Season 2019

February. Daylight is slowly stretching its way into the the early evening, frosty mornings are few and far between and the snowdrops and daffodils have come out to greet the warming sun. Spring is definitely in the air. But there is one other sign that makes us at BGGW feel as though spring has truly […]

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Wild Halloween

Our Visitor Centre will be open for one final weekend on 27+28 October for Wild Halloween! Why not pop in to see us and the returning winter wildlife, as well as Halloween craft activities for children. Come along!

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A Change of Seasons

With September comes change. Summer becomes autumn, nights become shorter and the leaves begin to wither and fall. September brings great change to Bywyd Gwyllt Glalsyn Wildlife too. Soon, the ospreys will leave us and fly south for the winter; West Africa we suppose. At least they won’t have to worry about frosty mornings and […]

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A final protection shift of the year

I slowdown as I turn through the narrow gateway and over the cattle grid. The trees draw in as the car trundles slowly down the track with the undergrowth clipping the wing mirrors and bumper. There are no sounds of calling birds, just the crackle of twigs beneath the tyres. The tarmac of the track […]

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 […]