Spring in the saltmarsh and Celtic rainforest – plus an special encounter with our rarest woodpecker

Explore the wildlife paradise of RSPB Ynys Hir in mid-Wales to enjoy spring birds and wildflowers plus an extraordinary encounter with a lesser spotted woodpecker in episode 3, season 9 of the BBC Countryfile Magazine podcast

Lesser spotted woodpecker countryfile podcast
Published: May 4th, 2021 at 10:37 am
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Explore a fabulous spring day among the atmospheric woods, meadows and salt marshes of RSPB Ynys Hir on the Dyfi Estuary in mid Wales. Containing a magnificent example of Celtic rainforest, Ynys Hir is home to a fabulous arrays of birds, insects, wildflowers and reptiles. Fergus Collins met manager David Anning for a magical day, culminating in a mystery wildlife encounter deep in the woods.


You can also find an excellent article about this reserve here.

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Fergus CollinsEditor, BBC Countryfile Magazine

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