The season has definately turned with the firts two frosts of the year this last week seeing a white covering over the fields and slatmarsh and most of the trees have given up their leaves. 

There are has been some great days to get out on the reserve and see what's about.  A ringtail hen harrier seen across the reserve from both Ynys Feurig and Domenlas hide, Barnacle geese 400 +, 24 Greenland white fronted geese best seen early mornings. Good numbers of wintering lapwing and curlew plus teal and wigeon,pintail, shoveler and water rail too. Hightides are a good time to come and view the estuary birds. Visitors have also enjoyed fairly regular sightings of otters out on the riverbank and saltmarsh plus a seal that swam up river as far as Domenlas.

Merlin, peregrine, buzzard and red kites along with hen harrier seen acroos the reserve. 

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