Sunday, 22 July 2012

Gilfach Margam - Cwm Kenfig

A view of cwm kenfig valley.
A walk down along the forestry track from the clear fells at the top of gilfach margam brings you down to this open area where you can view across and up the cwm kenfig valley. Birds of note were raven 7 in a group, redpoll, linnet, crossbill, chiffchaff, buzzard, redkite, peregrine/hobby? flew over forestry and out of view too quick to id, also on the clear fell on top 1 male goshawk trying to get his talon's into 2 ravens, 1 family of stonechat, meadow pipits feeding young. Butterflies on the wing were ringlets 7, meadow brown 5, green veined white 1.

Tufted vetch (vicia cracca)

Catsear (Hypochaeris radicata or Hypochoeris radicata) also known as flatweed

Pink Campion (Silene dioica)

Green vained white butterfly sunning itself.