Pembrokeshire Bird Group conference – enjoy another great day out via Zoom

November 28th is the date for your diaries for the Pembrokeshire Bird Group conference; it promises to be another great day ‘out’, though like all conferences this year it’s a Zoom webinar. There’s a fascinating programme of presentations, concentrating largely on seabirds, sea ducks and waders. Click here for full details of the programme and …

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From Scotland to The Gambia to Wales – and from Wales to The Gambia

One of the Ospreys seen in 2018 and 2020 in The Gambia was Blue LJ2, originally ringed in Argyll, Scotland, earlier in that year. In January 2020, Blue LJ2 was one of three Ospreys mist-netted in the wetland area at Kartong. Later, in the summer of 2020, the same bird was seen at the Cors Dyfi nest in Wales on its first exploratory migratory journey northwards scouting out potential breeding sites. And now (24th November) Osprey KC2, hatched in North Wales earlier this year has been seen at Farasutu Community Forest, just south of the Gambia river!

Following the Virtual Annual General Meeting, there have been a number of changes on WOS Council – read more …

Going forward: WOS Council agrees 5-year strategy for 2021-26

The 2021-26 Strategy reflects WOS’s determination to represent all birders in Wales – both those who live in Wales and those who visit Wales from across the border and abroad. There will be a particular emphasis on reaching out to young people and addressing issues of diversity in the membership. Click on this box to read more, including the full document.

Welsh Bird Report 2018 now published

The Welsh Bird Report for 2018 has now been published and paper copies have been sent to all members. A PDF of the full report is also available for download in the Members section of the website and is available free to non-members for the month of March.

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