Anglesey

Cemlyn Bay (SH 3393)

In Summer the two islands on the lagoon host a thriving tern colony - Arctic, Common and Sandwich terns breed. This year (2006) it was also visited by a rare Sooty Tern. Cemlyn Head also provides excellent seawatching in Spring and Autumn.

Malltraeth Cob and Sands (SH 4068)

The shallow lagoon (pool) at the Cob is one of the best places on the island for migrant waders, but is good for birds nearly all year. A walk along the Cob provides views of the estuary on the one side and Cob Pool on the other. Newborough Forest lies at the southern end of the Cob with extensive walks around the saltmarsh or to Llanddwyn Island. The forest holds one of the largest Raven roosts in the UK.

Valley Lakes RSPB Reserve (SH 3176)  

A large area containing numerous reed fringed lakes. Excellent for water and reedbed birds all year. Small car park opposite entrance to RAF Valley.  

South Stack and Penrhyn Mawr RSPB Reserve (SH 2082 & 2179)

Superb cliff scenery   with spectacular views of the seabird colony from Ellin's Tower. Extensive areas of heathland at both sites attracts the usual birds as well as migrants. Chough are present all year and the cliffs hold large numbers of guillemotsand razorbills in Summer. Some puffin are also present. Peregrine falcon sightings are common.

Llyn Cefni (SH 4477)

Large well established reservoir. Public hide at eastern end. Good for ducks and other water birds, migratory swans etc. in Winter.  

Point Lynas (SH 4793)

Rocky promontory and heathland. Excellent for seawatching in Autumn/Winter. Heathland and lighthouse attracts migrants.

Fedw Fawr ((SH6082)

Limestone cliffs and heathland. Views to Puffin Island and Penmon Point. Small colony of Black Guillemot and other seabirds. Heath is also good for usual birds, migrants and reptiles.

Llyn Alaw (SH 3785)

Largest lake on Anglesey with waterfowl present all year. Largest numbers in Winter. The eastern end of the lake is a nature reserve and has two hides. This part of the lake is accessed via a minor road off the B5112 just outside Llanerchymedd. Aim for the footpath which reaches the lakeshore at SH4086.