RSPB nature reserve in mid west Wales. Ynys-hir mixes Welsh oak woodland with wet grassland and saltmarshes. We have a visitor centre and 7 hides.

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A very late osprey photographed from Domen Las hide by Rhys Thatcher today

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Last check of the year of dormouse boxes found this sleepy dormouse.

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Does this look familiar ?

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Great white egret taken on the reserve yesterday. Photo by Laurie Wright.

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Small copper butterfly

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Southern hawker dragonflies mating. Photo by Craig Mansell

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Black darter dragonfly at RSPB Ynys-hir. Photo by Craig Mansell

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No photos of the purple heron this visit but this is a photo taken when we had one here in April.

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The barn owls we were watching grow up on venturing into the world.

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The lovely people from Natur Cymru made a cake celebrating the RSPB centenary in Wales. It was delicious!

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Intimate performance by folk singer started hide-away tour of RSPB reserves http://bit.ly/kHtcEd

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The workshop swallows have really grown up this week! They look almost ready to fledge.

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The workshop swallows looked rather warm on 4th July.

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On July 1st the workshop swallow chicks eyes were open and their feathers were beginning to come through.

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Look what was in the swallow nest on 27th June! Their eyes aren't even open yet.

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This nest was shown on . What species is it? Photo from 26/06/11 - more to follow!

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