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Bird Walk poster

Morning Bird Watch Walk

Join us on a Bird Watch Walk in Porthmadog on Sunday 21 October! 9:30am Meeting in Llyn Bach car park at 9:15am, opposite Wilko. Leader: Geoff Gibbs Suggested Donation: £3 The walk will visit Llyn Bach and the Cob with its large variety of gulls, waders, and wildfowl. There is also the possibility of seeing […]


Waiting For Spring

The dormant winter valley is a faint pencil sketch waiting for the watercolour of spring. The land is almost silent, with mist hanging low across the wet meadows and in the hillside woods. The dampness clings to the rocks and trees, and water lies in seasonal ponds across the pastures. The colour has been washed […]

The view from the Visitor Centre

Gruff’s Glaslyn Diary

Cymraeg Well, what a month we’ve had here at the Glaslyn Wildlife project! To say that it’s been a steep learning curve as the new project manager would be an understatement. I started work here at the beginning of March and I have to admit; it feels a little as if the busy Easter holidays […]

The view from the Visitor Centre

Dyddiadur o’r Glaslyn

English Wel, mae hi wedi bod yn fis o fwrlwm yma ym Mywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn ac imi, fel rheolwr newydd y prosiect, mae hi wedi bod yn gyfnod dwys o ddysgu ac ymgyfarwyddo â’r drefn! Cychwynnais ar y swydd ar ddechrau mis Mawrth, a rhaid imi gyfaddef, mae’r cyfnod wedi bod yn fedydd tân ar […]


The things we do for love…

 That famous song. In our case and for all of us avid osprey guardians and followers it is oh so true! Easter Saturday morning spent in a rather posh version of the old protection caravan. Howling gales and rain and stormy wind blown empty nest. Mrs G had been away since 7.45 and had not […]


The Birds of Pont Croesor

When we think of birds and Pont Croesor on the Glaslyn we immediately think of Ospreys. The breeding Ospreys are the main attraction in summer in this picturesque corner of North Wales, of course, but all year round there is so much interesting birdlife in the area both for the casual nature-watcher and the serious […]