Survival of the fittest

A couple of weeks earlier than last year, and once again we have a cygnet out on the river Rheidol, hatched from the resident swan pair, whose lives I have followed closely over recent years. Sadly however, it seems the pairs’ success of last year (when they reared 5 cygnets to independence) is not set…

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…