Birds of a feather

A beautiful sunny morning began with chasing the Grey Wagtails around the harbour mouth, trying and failing to get some decent photographs. I was just ready to head home and call it a day when I noticed several familiar figures gliding towards me across the sparkling water. It was the mute swan family, the 5…

Tranquility

It was a perfect winter’s day here in Aberystwyth. We awoke to a crisp frost which melted away to a glorious sunny day but still with that cold, bracing winter chill in the air. Down in the harbour the tide was high and the water looked dazzling in the morning light, creating beautiful reflections across…

An enduring friendship

A familiar face has returned to Aberystwyth harbour after dissapearing shortly before the mute swan hatchlings emerged from their nest. Now that the surviving cygnet is 4 months old and almost as large as it’s parents, the lone Canada Goose has returned and has been accepted back into to his unusual flock. Quite why this…