Sunday, 30 November 2014

Penarth marina and forest fach cardiff yesterday and cwm kenfig today

6 black redstart among the rooftops at penarth marina 10+ hawfinch at forest fach and 10+ brambling at cwm kenfig today










Sunday, 23 November 2014

Cwmdu today

At least 21 fieldfare along the lower slopes of mynydd pwll yr lwrch also 18 siskin feeding in alders at the back of st johns also a few fungi species on the old tip at far end of cwmdu

White spindles clavaria fragilis

Blackening waxcap hygrocybe conica

Earth's tongue geoglossum fallax

Parrot waxcap hydrocybe psittacina

Snowy waxcap hydrocybe virginea

Fieldfare

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Southerndown and Ogmore.

                                      Sunrise
                                     Snow bunting
                                     Chough
                                      Rock pipit
                                     Rock pipit, partial albino
                                       Stonechat
                                      Goldeneye.

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Mynydd margam - y bwlwarcaur

A few fungi on the forestry clear fell also 11 snipe among the clear fell and 11 cormorant over from caerau heading towards eglwys in port talbot, good numbers of finches feeding on ground below the beech trees (craig y aber) 1 poss brambling among them will keep an eye on that area for hawfinch!

Earth's tongue geoglossum fallax

cormorant

View of bristol channel from mynydd margam





Fungi sp below
Glistening inkcap coprinus micaceus


sulphur tuft hypholoma fascicula

cladonia chlorophaea

Gloeophyllum sepiarium 


root rot heterobasidion annosum

candlesnuff xylaria hypoxylon












Saturday, 1 November 2014

Parcslip and mynydd ty talwyn

A few redwing and a couple of fieldfare the first of the year for me, 6 crossbill calling over parc slip and flew into pines by fountain inn tondu. Still plenty of hoverflies in flower field in parc slip.

stonechat my ty talwyn

noon fly my ty talwyn

waterfall parcslip

fungi sp tripe fungus?

peltigera hymenina litchen

dunnock parcslip

buzzard my ty talwyn

melanostoma scalare


rhingia campestris

eristalis tenax

episyrphus balteatus