Category Archives: Wildlife

A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue

For the past week we have had the pleasure of a special guest, to keep us company in the Denmark Farm office. A hedgehog rescue is not an everyday occurrence, but we were delighted to be able to help one prickly little creature. ‘Spike Bach’, as she has been fondly named, was first spotted wandering around our car park … Continue reading A Prickly Tale – Hedgehog Rescue »

‘Wildlife Where you Live’…2 years on

It’s almost 2 years since our Big Lottery funded project ‘Wildlife Where You Live’ came to an end. During the 3 year project, we worked with 12 communities around Ceredigion helping them to learn more about their local wildlife, and identify and carry out environmental improvements. Recently we re-visited one of those communities, Llanilar, to … Continue reading ‘Wildlife Where you Live’…2 years on »

Keen for Kestrels

Kestrel Nest Box

We have been lucky to be part of an ambitious project to increase the very small breeding population of Kestrels in Ceredigion. Though still common in England, less than a hundred  pairs breed in Wales. A limiting factor locally is thought to be a lack of suitable nest sites  and with this in mind the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales has since 2008 been  installing boxes throughout the county.     Read more about the WTSWW North Ceredigion Kestrel Project   Mike Hayward, Richard Hartnup and Steve Cuttle have now installed a box at Denmark Farm and we are hoping that the rodent rich grassland might be able to support a pair. All we can do  now is wait with fingers crossed. Even if Kestrels are not attracted to the site other species  such as … Continue reading Keen for Kestrels »