Category Archives: Dinefwr Park

Last Post from Dinefwr?

On Monday as I drove to Llandeilo the mist lifted in strands and feathers and the sun made the winter trees glow. The thermometer said 3 degrees, but the sun, oh the sun, how warm and welcome it was! When … Continue reading

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The Clash of Antlers

It’s a fine frosty morning, misty, and the cooler weather tips the trees from dull khaki towards those red and gold tints which shine in the low morning light. This has to be the day – probably my last chance … Continue reading

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The Boundary Patrol – Dinefwr Park

  I have written before about my volunteer job at Dinefwr Park, just outside Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire, and half an hour’s drive from my home in Cilycwm. This piece marks the beginning of a regular series of posts about the … Continue reading

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Velvet in Tatters

This is one of the big seasonal markers for deer. For the last four months they have been growing these spectacular antlers. The growth is fed by soft blood-rich tissue called velvet which covers the growing bone and looks just … Continue reading

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The Otter Bus

Every time I enter the Kingfisher Hide on the little Oxbow lake at Dinefwr Park I wonder if I will be lucky enough to see an otter again. I try to manage my weekly patrol of the Deer Park boundary … Continue reading

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