3 week old cygnet

Our little Mute Swan cygnet is now around 3 weeks old, and growing rapidly! Now that it has grown stronger and has survived the first and most vulnerable weeks of it’s life, the parents have relaxed their guard, although they are still careful not to let the cygnet stray too far from their sides. As…

Sighting: Kingfisher

Whilst Kingfishers are not an unusual sighting here on the river in Aberstywyth, these birds are so incredibly shy and skittish that getting close to them is nearly impossible (at least without a hide). Having had several fleeting glimpses over the years I have never managed to get a photograph. Today I struck lucky and…