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New birds in the collection at WWT Llanelli

Posted on 5th January 2014 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre has welcomed two new species of birds into our breeding collection - three pairs of black brants (a type of brent goose) and three pairs of New Zealand scaup. The birds are settling in well [...]

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WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre wins prestigious tourism award

Posted on 15th November 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

Last night representatives from WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre attended the Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards at the Stradey Park Hotel in Llanelli, and were presented with a bronze award in the "Visitor Experience of the Year[...]

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Autumn migration update

Posted on 25th October 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

Image: Flock of black-tailed godwits Migration season is in full swing here at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre, with huge numbers of birds flying down from their northern breeding grounds to spend the winter here, or just to[...]

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Discover wetlands this summer by canoe, by bike or on foot

Posted on 19th July 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

Family member Leon Lucas enjoying summer holiday activities! Thank you to Lee Lucas for the photos. A summer full of activities lies ahead at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre – where everyday throughout the summer [...]

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First flamingo chick and a rare bird both arrive at WWT Llanelli

Posted on 8th July 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

Visitors were treated to a fantastic day at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre on Sunday 7 July, enjoying not only the glorious sunshine but two special treats on their visit. The first was the hatching of our very first …[...]

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BioBlitz reveals rare and unexpected wildlife here in Llanelli

Posted on 20th June 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

Last weekend we held our first ever BioBlitz event, coinciding with Wales Biodiversity Week and a large number of other BioBlitz events around the country, including at WWT Arundel Wetland Centre (see http://www.wwt.org.[...]

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BioBlitz

Posted on 27th May 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June we will be holding our first ever BioBlitz here at WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre. A BioBlitz is a collaborative race, where members of the public and expert naturalists come together to [...]

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Duckery tours start today

Posted on 25th May 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

Come along this week to join one of our behind-the-scenes duckery tours! The duckery is open to the public for one week only every year, and you can join in any day this week at 12pm, 2pm or 3pm - …

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Dawn chorus report

Posted on 5th May 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

A fantastic diversity of birds was heard at our Dawn Chorus event on Saturday 4 May, despite a wet and cloudy start to the day! Within just a few metres of the centre, willow warblers were singing, while at the …

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Wild breeding birds update

Posted on 21st April 2013 by pamela.styles@wwt.org.uk

Mute swans are nesting on deep water lake, best seen from the Heron's wing hide, and lapwing have now started nesting on the islands in front of the Peter Scott hide. More black-headed gulls continue to join the breeding [...]

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