The new Birds of Wales book– save £20

On 1st July an important new book will be published which will add greatly to our understanding of the history of Wales’ birds and their conservation, their current populations and what may lie ahead for them in the future. The Birds of Wales (608 pages/hardback) tells the stories of all the birds that have ever […]

Inland Curlew sightings

GOS is collecting data on Curlews at possible breeding sites in Gwent. If you’re lucky enough to see or hear Curlews at inland sites please send the following information to Curlew@gwentbirds.org.uk : the date, number of birds, any vocalisation (call or bubbling song), any interaction between birds, the habitat and location (grid reference as well […]

Stephanie Tyler MBE

Congratulations to Steph Tyler on being awarded the MBE in the New Years Honours List. The award was made for services to nature conservation in the UK and Africa.

Goosander & Cormorant River and Roost Survey – final call for volunteers

If you haven’t already signed up to take part in the survey then it’s not too late as there are a few remaining opportunities, but please get in touch with us soon. Since the river and roost survey was announced there has been a fantastic response with people wanting to take part. Coverage for the […]

Winter access to Llandegfedd Reservoir

We are pleased to advise you that GOS Members no longer require a permit to visit Llandegfedd Reservoir in the closed season. (October 1st to March 1st.) The Society has negotiated a Group Permit which the Society will fund. Your membership card will act as your permit if you are asked to present it. Membership […]

Petition to Safeguard Kenfig Nature Reserve

Petition to Safeguard Kenfig Nature ReserveOne of the finest nature reserves in Wales is under threat. The internationally important sand-dune habitats at Kenfig need to be managed, otherwise they will lose their exceptional value. Bridgend council carried out this work for many years but has had to withdraw due to financial pressures. The sites owner, […]