Turn of the tide

As the tide retreats twice a day here in the Aberystwyth harbour, a small expanse of mud flat is revealed, attracting a variety of bird species to this rich feeding ground. One of the most frequent visitors are the Turnstones, small stocky wading birds found all across the Uk coastline during the winter months. There…

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…