On the coast of Wales lies one of its most beautiful wildlife areas. The land of Ynys-Hir (Unuss-her) is owned by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Here there is a fabulous opportunity to see the wealth of wildlife that Wales has to offer. It is an incredible mix of woods of Oak, damp grazing and saltmarsh. Translated as “The long island” Ynys-Hir’s proximity to the Dyfi estuary means it is a haven for woodland and wader birds plus a great place to spot birds of prey.
Getting there presents no problem and you can arrive in comfort, and use it as a bird hide, if you look at using Welsh Coast Campervans. Why not have a quick look now at https://www.autotrader.co.uk/motorhomes/motorhome-dealers/welsh-coast-campers-llanelli-dpp-10012387 then read on as we look at the many types of birds you can expect to see at this stunning reserve. Many of these birds are migratory so you’ll only see them in the summer. Check the RSPB website for more details. Because it has such a wide range of habitats Ynys-Hir.
Being on an estuary the site has a wealth of waders and waterfowl that frequent it. These examples are more active in the autumn and winter time.
It’s not just birds though there are Water voles, Rabbits, Grey Squirrels and the harder to spot Polecat and Otter. Get your binoculars and start recording!