Wednesday, 29 May 2013


                                    Cydia ulicetana
                                Glyphipterix simpliciella
                                 Dingy skipper
                                  Donacia vulgaris?  Can you conform Martyn.

Monday, 27 May 2013

Pwll yr lwrch

 Brown silver line moth
 Stonechat and linnet
Meadow pipit

Saturday, 25 May 2013

Merthyr mawr.

                                   Wild pansy
                                   Small argent and sable
                                  Brown argus
                                  Brown argus
                                  Grizzled skipper.
                                  Also Common blue, Small heath and Dingy skipper.

Thursday, 23 May 2013

kenfig saltmarsh

managed to get a couple of shots of the shrike earlier today,


Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Moth light last night, Llangynwyd.

                                    Poplar hawkmoth
                                   Pebble hook tip
                                    Coxcomb prominent
                                   Nut tree tussock on Oak flower

Sunday, 19 May 2013

llynfi river

 llynfi river
 Male and female brimstone butterfly

Insect on Greater stitchwort
 Common field speedwell
1 of 6 spotted flycatcher along the river

Llynfi valley and Parc slip

Wood Anemone (anemone nemorosa)
This young moorhen above is 1 of 4 that have just left their nest the young moorhen below is the only one left

Nematopogon sp

1 of 4 Reed warbler singing
A few rabbits which are not such a common sight now in the llynfi valley

 House Martin's hard at work building their new nest

Blue tit
 Large Red Damselfly

Saturday, 18 May 2013

More from Kenfig saltmarsh.

                                    Dead terrapin
                                    Six spot burnet larva
                                      Green winged orchids
                                        Aethes tesserana.