Llangloffan Fen, near Castlemorris
Th wonderful Llangloffan Fen wetland is part of a ‘valley mire’ which is very rich in wildlife. The area attracts waterfowl, hen harriers, barn owls, warblers, polecats, otters and water shrews, among others. Llangloffan Fen is also renowned for its invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians and plant life.
Stack Rocks is a great place to watch breeding seabirds along the stunning limestone coast of south Pembrokeshire. Guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes use these pillars of rock close to the shore as a safe place to nest. Puffins and choughs can also be seen here.
The precipitous cliffs of Strumble Head provide a superb viewpoint for gazing out upon the wildlife that comes and goes along this dramatic stretch of coast. Whales, dolphins, and an impressive array of resident and migrating birds such as storm petrels, gannets and various skuas are all regular visitors and there’s even a bird watching observation post.
Slebech Reed Beds, from Minwear Woods
Watch spellbinding starling murmurations in winter, when starlings gather in Pembrokeshire in their tens of thousands. They usually start arriving at Slebech reed beds in November (there’s a popular viewing point at Minwear Woods, with parking) before moving inland to woodland roosts.