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The day started with light rain so we didn’t get out and about until after lunch so needed something fairly quick and easy. A short circular walk was needed so we consulted our ‘go too’ coastal walk book (Coastal Walks around Anglesey by Carl Rogers) and headed to the North West corner of the island, Porth Swtan (Church Bay). We parked up at Porth Swtan (Church Bay) and headed north, inland a little, across the moors and climbing slightly until reaching the national trust land at Mynachdy. At this point…

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As the wind continued to be a bit blustery we decided to go and visit South Stack lighthouse with the cameras and spotting scope to see what bird life we could find. This time we climbed down the cliff path (all 400 steps of it) and went across to the lighthouse where the Lesser Black Backed Gulls still had chicks. The views back towards the cliffs of the sea birds coming and going were astonishing and we saw all sorts of birds including Guillemot, Razorbill, Herring Gull, Lesser Black Backed…

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Well we’ve got back from our two week jaunt to Anglesey and I’m splitting this blog into two bits, walking and fishing. The weather was ‘interesting’ during the first week with west featuring predominantly in the wind direction which made fishing difficult so rather than stay inside on these blustery days we went out and explored the wonderful coastline that surrounds anglesey. The first photograph is of the cliffs around the South Stack area where we had a quick look at the RSPB station. There’s quite a lot of information…

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