Purple Sandpiper

January Birding

For most birders that first outing of the new year is always extra special. It doesn’t matter what one might see from Robins and House Sparrows through to Golden Eagles or Firecrests, all species carry with them an additional excitement factor of being “first for the year”. When else for Read more…

Crystal Jellyfish

Rare Crystal Jellyfish at Whiteford

A couple of weeks ago we made the first of two very successful visits to Whiteford on Gower where an unusual jellyfish species had me somewhat stumped. We are used to seeing the more common Barrel and Moon species washed up there but this individual was clearly something completely different. Read more…

My Life Outside blog

Eider at Whitford Point, Gower

With so many outstanding wildlife locations locally it’s always a difficult balancing act to try and visit them all each year. Often certain priorities have to me made to ensure that we catch up with particular breeding species for instance, but usually we just about manage to fit everything in. Read more…