Iolo Williams: The Wildlife of Wales

Iolo will present his talk ‘The Wildlife of Wales’ to GOS on Wednesday January 22nd 2020 at the Lysaght Institute, Newport. Tickets are on sale at indoor meetings and by post. Tickets are available to members and non-members. For further details and pricing see events calendar.

Welsh Ornithological Society – National Conference 2019

The WOS Conference ‘Celebrating 30 years of the Welsh Ornithological Society’ takes place on Saturday 16th November at Aberystwyth University. A wide variety of topics are included in the day long programme. For more information and booking details visit: 

Outdoor Programme – Change of Date

The walk at Llandegfedd Reservoir scheduled for November 30th 2019 has had to be changed. It will now take place on Saturday December 7th 2019 at 9:00 am from the Fisherman’s Car Park at the North end of the Reservoir. We apologise for this alteration to the printed programme.

Colour-ringed Curlew sightings requested

Curlews were colour-ringed by a BTO/WWT team on the Usk estuary in 2015/16. There haven’t been many re-sightings of these birds although recently there have been a few reports from Goldcliff – one of these birds is aged at least 22 years! WWT has now started a Severn Curlew project, raising chicks in captivity for […]


The South Wales Otter Trust are monitoring otters across South Wales and collecting data which is then passed on to local wildlife trusts, NRW and to SEWBReC. If you see otters please put your sighting on their facebook page together with a map reference :