Archive | May, 2016


Our first chick of 2016 has arrived!

We are happy to announce the hatching of our first chick of 2016! At 16.14 yesterday afternoon it became clear that something was starting to happen – a very small crack appeared in one of the eggs, and project volunteers watched intently as the cracks became larger. The birth process wasn’t quick. More than four […]


An osprey intrusion into spring primetime

Looking from the darkened shelter, out across the drying wet meadows, there is clear, striking blue above reflected by the softer blue haze beneath the trees. The branches are no longer bare, with an electric green wash having transformed the wooded valley and hillsides. A robin sings softly from the gorse with flowers now fading […]


BGGW to appear on BBC Countryfile

Last Friday the team from BBC Countryfile came to film a feature on the Glaslyn Ospreys. John Craven and his team arrived at the Visitor Centre early in the morning and proceeded to interview Project Manager Gruff Owen before being treated to a display of nest building by Children from the Penrhyndeudraeth group of Gwerin […]


Fe gymerodd ein tîm gwych ran yn Nhreiathlon Harlech ar Ddydd Sul, Ebrill 3ydd, i godi arian tuag at Weilch y Pysgod Glaslyn. Aelodau’r tîm oedd Gwen Thomas (nofiwr), Gwenlli Evans (beiciwr) a Glynis Archer (rhedwr). Gorfu i’r tîm nofio 400 medr, beicio 21 cilomedr a rhedeg 6 cilomedr. Hefyd, nhw oedd y tîm merched […]

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Aran is Cautious.

Mrs G is still waiting for a fish delivery today. We suspect Aran may have had a small fish this morning as he wasn’t away for very long. When he returned there was a great deal of beak cleaning. Here is the fish delivery from yesterday, a headless Sea Trout. Note how cautious he is […]

The Plight of the Curlew

**Please scroll down for English** Helo bawb, gobeithio eich bod yn cadw’n iawn! Dim ond eisiau rhoi gwybod i chi – Dydd Mawrth nesaf, y 10fed o Fai, bydd Mary Colwell yn rhoi sgwrs ar ‘Sefyllfa Druenus y Gylfinir‘ ym Mhlas y Brenin. Mi fydd y sgwrs yn dechrau am 7y.h. ac mae mwy na […]