Amman Valley LINC: Wildlife Surveys


Despite the Amman Valley supporting some nationally scarce species, relatively little biodiversity information is known about the area. INCC has always been keen to highlight the importance of the Amman Valley for biodiversity. The best way of doing that is to undertake ecological surveys. Identifying the presence and distribution of particular species enables INCC, to […]

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Amman Valley LINC: Kestrel Nest Box Project

Following the success of the pied flycatcher nest box project, INCC looked at other threatened species that could potentially be supported in the valley. One such species that could be benefitted by the efforts of community volunteers was the kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). The kestrel is a small and familiar bird of prey that was once […]

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Amman Valley LINC: Pied Flycatcher Monitoring

Male-Pied-Flycatcher: photo Jeff Slocombe

INCC has been building and installing pied flycatcher nest boxes in the Amman Valley throughout a number of different woodlands. This is as part of INCC’s commitment to recognising the Amman Valley as a Landscape of Importance for Nature Conservation (LINC). The pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca) is an iconic Welsh bird no larger than a […]

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