72: #72 Dan Rouse at Rhossili, Wales

Ornithologist and conservationist Dan Rouse joins me for a walk on Rhossili Headland, on the Gower Peninsula, Wales. A well-respected birder and wildlife educator, Dan tells me how she became interested in birds at a young age, and how her advocacy for conservation of Welsh wildlife has led to tv and radio appearances. During the walk, Dan helps me identify the differences between Skylarks and Meadow Pipits, Cormorants and Shags, and Common Gulls and Herring Gulls.


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Birds seen on the walk:

Herring Gull Common Gull Shag  Fulmar Jackdaw Carrion Crow Meadow Pipit Kestrel Red-throated Diver Dunnock Linnet Great Black-backed Gull To find our more about the Rhossili Headland, visit National Trust For more about the birds mentioned in this episode, with videos and sound clips, visit the RSPB Bird guides: RSPB Bird Guide The Casual Birder Podcast Don’t miss an episode – subscribe to the show (Subscribing is free) Twitter


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