Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Natur Cymru Spring 2015 - Issue 54
Publication date: 17th March 2015
Cover price £4.50, or quarterly by subscription £18 pa (individual) or £32 (group/organisation)
Dragonflies in Wales – from the records ● Brian Walker & Claire Install. Findings from the new Dragonfly Atlas.
Recording the water-bird splendour of the Dee Estuary • Neil Friswell & Colin Wells. Thirty years of the Wetland Bird Survey on the Dee Estuary.
Y Tywyddiadur – sychder eithriadol 1887 yng Nghymru a thu hwnt • Duncan Brown & Twm Elias. Cofnodi tywydd yng Nghymru (rhan 3).
Common terns at Shotton – a Welsh success story • Peter Coffey. Wales’ common tern breeding colony.
Teifi Marshes nature reserve – from water shrew to water buffalo • Nathan Walton. The wildlife of a much loved wetland reserve.
The Argent and Sable moth and its association with bog myrtle in Wales • Andrew Graham. Revealing an intimate association between an insect and its foodplant.
Tŷ Newydd – an environment to write about • Robert Minhinnink. The National Writers’ Centre of Wales and its sense of place.
60 Years Ago – the story of a National Nature Reserve • Peter Walters Davies & James Robertson.
The struggle to save Cors Fochno from agricultural reclamation.
NODWEDDION ARFEROL / REGULAR FEATURES
Green Bookshelf ● Kathryn Birch, Jim Latham
Discoveries in Science ● Kath Slade. 3D slide collection at Amgueddfa Cymru/Nat. Museum Wales
Nature at large ● Ceri Morris. A Pygmy sperm whale is stranded in Caernarfon Bay
From the garden ● Bruce Langridge. I name this field… Cae Tegeirianau
Tribute to Ziggy Otto • Charlotte Gjerlov. Natur Cymru author and inspirational conservation biologist
Islands round-up • Geoff Gibbs. News from Skomer and Skokholm
Life lines ● Anthony Barker. Offshore early warning network
In my front garden ● John Crellin. Life on the street
Buglife ● Craig Macadam. Riverflies and their importance to wetland ecosystems
Woods and forests ● Christopher Matts. Can Ancient Woodland benefit farmers?