Senedd Committee review Goose petition
A petition calling on the Welsh Government to ban the hunting of Greenland White-fronted Geese was considered by the Senedd Petitions Committee recently. WOS supports a ban and submitted additional comments to the Committee. Click here to read our comments and hear the Committee's response.

Latest rarity: great white egret, Denbigh

Patchwork Challenge
With half the year gone, the Wales league in the Patchwork Challenge, has a new leader in the shape of Bardsey Bird Observatory and WOS Welsh Records Panel warden, Steve Stansfield. Meanwhile, the hamlet of Llanfair TH in Denbighshire is the patch that currently leads the comparative league, which compares this year's total with the previous best.

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Why WOS is supporting Hen Harrier Day - 10 August (pdf)