Category Archives: Dinefwr Park

An Alien in the Park

“We have a situation” was how the ever laid-back Rhodri described the infiltration of a different species among the Fallow Deer of Parc Dinefwr. The alien was a Red Deer Stag. He could be dangerous to visitors. He could be … Continue reading

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A Good Day’s Rutting!

“Oh the rising of the sun and the running of the deer”. This was the tune running through my head yesterday as I began my pre-dawn attempt to observe and photograph the rut. (As an aside, this ancient carol “The … Continue reading

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Immigrants versus Natives

For the first time yesterday, my volunteer day at Dinefwr deer park, Llandeilo, I was able to spend some time in the newly rebuilt Castle Woods Hide at the southern end of the park. The resident mallards and coots had … Continue reading

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Badgers, Jays and Deer

The hide is familiar territory. When I remember to ask for the key, I can spend a quiet hour here during the day: enter quietly; open a hatch slowly and carefully. Ahead is a sloping patch of grass bordered with … Continue reading

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A Better Friday

Don’t be fooled by the cold winds, the lack of leaves on the trees and the dark clouds – spring is here and the breeding season is well underway. You sense the heightened tension amongst the birds – they are … Continue reading

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