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So you go for a nice evening walk; hear a blackbird making a huge warning call, look up and this is what you see!! Three little owlets sitting in a tree - on this occasion I had my phone so quickly snapped a picture. I also got a short video of them - it's posted on our facebook page @nantyronnentregaron

Very excited when we saw this...     Dog-friendly travels in the tranquil lands of Mid Wales   ‘New Zealander Sophie explores dog-friendly delights in the Mid Wales region, enjoying long, tranquil walks with stunning mountain views, local delicacies in cosy pubs and picturesque nature spots by lakes and coastline. There are also plenty of pet-friendly cottages dotted about Mid Wales, such as the ...

At last it's getting warmer and the birds are visiting us. Today we had redpolls eating nyger seeds and arguing with the goldfinches and siskins as to who needs the most. We hadn't seen Repolls in the garden before and it took a bit of detective work with the bird books to identify them - we've also had linnets and they are pretty similar until you get your eye in!! We also had a Redstart hit our ...

We do like to do a bit of bird-spotting here and we've seen a good few rarities - cuckoo, pied flycatcher, golden eagle - but a couple of weeks ago we had a rather exciting day! We are very used to the Red Kites and Buzzards but on this morning there was another large bird of prey flying above the house. After consulting the bird books we came to the conclusion that it must have been a female hen ...

Well, we woke up today to some brilliant snow. As it's nearing the winter equinox, the sun did seem to take it's time to rise but it was definately worth it!! Luckily our fields have a reasonable slope so the sledge, having sat redundant in the garage all year, came in to it's own. Cuppa tea and some chocolates afterwards... lovely!!