October 31st has to be our deadline for species sponsorship, so that during the final month we can make sure all our generous sponsors are properly acknowledged.
The first group of wintering curlew on the Dyfi Estuary have now been fitted with British Trust for Ornithology rings and individual recognisable engraved colour-rings as part of a new research investigation. The ECHOES project will study curlew winter distribution and vulnerability to climate change in west Wales.
Now sent to members – includes papers on Shelduck, Ring-necked Parakeets, Newport Wetlands, Wales’ prehistoric avifauna and population estimates of birds in Wales. Available to non-members for £12+PP.
Congratulations to Gower Ornithological Society whose sponsorship of Dartford Warbler brought the number of sole sponsorships to 100 and the latest one is Hobby! Get your final sponsorships in by the end of October!
There’s been considerable press publicity over the past month about the possibility of re-introducing Golden Eagles to Wales. Birders may have found some of the press articles a bit confusing, since there are currently two proposals for re-introduction.