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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 »

Ecology into Art Exhibition – 16th to 31st August 2014

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre is delighted to be hosting an art exhibition, opening this Saturday 16th August. The exhibition features the talented painter Lil Tudor-Craig and is part of the Ceredigion Art Trail.    Lil’s beautiful, highly detailed, paintings are of wildlife in their habitat, focussing on the relationship between British wild plants and the creatures they support. This … Continue reading Ecology into Art Exhibition – 16th to 31st August 2014 »