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A Hat-trick of North Wales Special Birds

It was bitterly cold but bright, clear and calm when we set out with our great friends Barry and Wendy to look for some of our special North Wales birds.


Everything was coated in a hard frost

Hawfinch Caerhun

What luck! Target bird #1, charismatic Hawfinch, flew in and perched up in full view!

Hawfinch 2 Caerhun

This obliging Hawfinch sat up on top of the tree long enough for us all to enjoy scope-filling views

Next stop, Kinmel Bay where we bumped into more birding friends. We also caught up with Target bird #2, Snow Bunting.

Snow Bunting Kinmel Bay

Snow Bunting finding seed

Snow Bunting 2 Kinmel Bay

We saw at least 21 of these delightful birds, which came up very close to us as we watched

Barry Wendy and Ruth Kinmel Bay

Who says it always rains in Wales? Proof that once again the sun shone while Barry and Wendy visited us here!

Waxwing Kinmel Bay

Bonus birds! A flock of Waxwings were feeding on a berry-covered tree in a residential area nearby

Waxwing 2 Kinmel Bay

Plenty of food for Waxwings here!

Do come and join us soon for the very best birdwatching in North Wales. Email us on to arrange your guided birdwatching trip. We know you'll have a great time!


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