Posted: Mon 6th Jun 2016

Goshawks Webcam Returns To Cwmcarn Forest

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 6th, 2016

Bird lovers can once again keep a 24-hour watch over a nest of rare Goshawks at Cwmcarn Forest. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

A live webcam is available to allow you to keep up to date as the proud parents take care of their chicks at a secret location within the forest. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Caerphilly County Borough Council and Carnyx set up the ‘nest-cam’ for birdwatchers and visitors to Cwmcarn Forest to see the birds without disturbing them. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Known as ‘the phantoms of the forest’, only 500 breeding pairs of goshawks exist in the UK, so it is an amazing sight to be able to see these rare birds up close and personal via the ‘nest-cam’. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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