Welcome to the Llynfi valley nature blog, which will feature all aspects of wildlife found in the valley and surrounding areas. Sightings from further afield will also be included, along with postings of highlights from the past.
Long eared bats.
Common Redstart, Darren woods, May 2010.
Juvenile Wren, Parc slip, Tondu, July 2011
Eagle owl. Maesteg, January 2011.
Green hairstreak. Mynydd bach, May 2011.
Burnished brass. Nantyffyllon, July 2010.
Brambling. Mynydd ty talwyn, December 2010.
Gold spot. Nantyffyllon, August 2011.
Fieldfare. Maesteg park, December 2010.
Waxwing. Pontycymmer, November 2010.
Yellowhammer. Mynydd bach, April 2009.
Micropterix aruncella. Nantyffyllon, June 2010.
Whimbrel. Mynydd ty talwyn, May 2009.
Adela reaumurella. Cwrtymynws, June 2011.
Wheatear. Mynydd bach, April 2010.
Six belted clearwing. Nantyffyllon, June 2011.
Prochoreutis myllerana. Nantyffyllon, July 2010.
Water rail. Parc slip, Tondu. December 2010.
Spindle ermine. Nantyffyllon, June 2011.
Tawny owl chick. These are often found out of the
nest and are best left alone. May 2007.
Emperor moth. Mynydd bach, May 2008.
Starling. Nantyffyllon, April 2011.
Chinese character, a "bird dropping" moth.
Nantyffyllon, July 2011.