Ceredigion – vice county 46

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Bird-recording in Wales is based largely on the Watsonian vice-county system. The boundaries of Ceredigion VC46 (formerly Cardiganshire) are identical to Ceredigion unitary authority.

County Bird Recorder

Russell Jones, Bron-y-Gan, Talybont, Ceredigion SY24 5ER

Email: russell.jones@rspb.org.uk

County Bird Report

The Ceredigion Bird Report costs £7 and is available from RSPB Ynys-hir, Teifi Marshes Welsh Wildlife Centre and Ystwyth Bookshop (Aberystwyth). Also available online (see, for example, 2015 edition here) by post (cheques for £8 to include p&p payable to The Wildlife Trust for South and West Wales) from John Davis, Pant Llidiart, Trisant, Aberystwyth SY23 4RQ.

Bird Club

Although there is no bird club, monthly field trips are organised for resident and visiting birdwatchers. Click under Contacts on the Ceredigion Birds blog for details.

British Trust for Ornithology

Moira Convery

Tel: 01970 612998

Email: moira.convery@gmail.com

Recent Sightings

Local Site Information

Birds of Ceredigion, by Hywel Roderick and Peter Davis (2010). An historic review of the county’s birds, written by two former county recorders, illustrated by local photographers and funded by local birders. £16.50 from local bookshops or (postage free) from Peter Davis, Felindre, Aberarth, Aberaeron, SA46 0LP.



The Birds of Cardiganshire, by Geoffrey C.S. Ingram, H. Morrey Salmon and W.M. Condry (1966). Published by West Wales Naturalists Trust. Out of print.

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