Local Wildlife Photographs

This is a collection of Wildlife photos taken by local people of wildlife seen in the Upper Tywi Valley.

If you have a photo you would like to see on this page please email it to

wildlife at cghr.co.uk but replace the at with the @ symbol. Please include contact details and a date and location for the photo. 

All images displayed on this site are the copyright of the photographer and should not be reproduced without explicit approval. When images are reproduced a credit referring to this site would be appreciated.

If you know the correct Welsh name for any of these please add them to the comments section and we will add them to the page.

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Kate Robertson of Ger y Felin has been out with her camera again. This water rail has returned to the garden pond again. As there are only 100 or so pairs in Wales the valley is very honoured to receive this visitor.

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Kate Robertson of Ger y Felin has sent in this shot of a juvenile redstart.

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Richard Turner has sent in some more shots of the wildlife of the Upper Towy Valley. (June 2016)

crow bathing in the Towy

Crow bathing in the Towy

drinker moth caterpillar

Drinker moth caterpillar

Fledgling wren

Fledgling wren

garden warbler

Garden Warbler

painted lady

Painted lady butterfly

Queen wasp

Queen Wasp

sparrows

Sparrows

Spotted Flycatcher

Spotted Flycatcher

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Will Theophilus surprised this sleeping adder recently when he moved some bales. (May 2016)

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Richard Turner has been out and about with his camera and has sent in these images of local wildlife, including a lovey shot of a cuckoo. (April/May 2016)

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Dipper

goldfinches etc

Red poll in among the goldfinches

kite and crow

Kite and crow

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Kite

meadow pipit

Meadow pipit

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Pied flycatcher

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Pied flycatcher

pied wagtails

Pied wagtails

redpoll

Redpoll (and goldfinch)

song thrush

Song thrush

tree pipit

Tree pipit

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Chris and Kate Robertson have a large pond in their garden and this water rail has been an occasional Spring visitor; it has been around for a few days now.

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Richard Turner has been trying to master the difficult art of capturing small birds in flight; results are mixed so far but fascinating.

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Bluetit at Ty Jarman November 2015 – taken by Richard Turner

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Chaffinch at Ty Jarman November 2015 – taken by Richard Turner

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Jay at Ty Jarman November 2015 – taken by Richard Turner

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Sparrowhawk at Ty Jarman November 2015 – taken by Richard Turner

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Male adult Great Spotted Woodpecker at Ger y Felin July 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Spotted Flycatcher near Ger y Felin August 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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House Sparrow at Ger y Felin August 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Goosanders on the Tywi at Rhydwydd August 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Nuthatch at Ger y Felin August 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Juvenile Redstart at Ger y Felin July 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Hedgehog at Ger y Felin July 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Grey Squirrel at Ger y Felin July 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Grey Heron at Ger y Felin August 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Bluetit at Ger y Felin July 2015 – taken by Kate Robertson

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Siskin at Ger y Felin October 2013 – taken by Chris Robertson

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Water Rail at Ger y Felin November 2014 – taken by Chris Robertson

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Redpoll at Ger y Felin April 2014 – taken by Chris Robertson

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Sparrowhawks at Ger y Felin – 2014/2015 taken by Chris Robertson

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Kingfisher and ex-newt photographed on 14th Dec 2015 at Ger y Felin by Chris Robertson

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