What's outside

From the spectacular habitat Tywyn Aberffraw, Ynys Môn:

Tegeirian y Wenynen - Bee Orchid

Caldrist y Gors - Marsh Helleborine

Tegeirian Bera - Pyramidal Orchid

Bwa Gwyn, Rhoscolyn, natural arch

Rhoscolyn Beacon, Ynysoedd Gwylanod

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Cors Bodeilio today. So many orchids, I wasn’t always sure what I was looking at! This one’s unmistakable - the rare fly orchid (Tegeirian y Clêr):

Anyone got any ideas about these two?

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In the meadow, Plas Newydd, Ynys Môn, Greater Butterfly Orchid, Tegeirian Llydanwyrdd

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Next to the coast path Porth Eilian, Gwiwer Goch, red squirrel (not a good photo!)

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Dark green fritillary - Britheg Werdd, Tywyn Aberffraw, Ynys Môn. Second photo shows underside of hind wing.

Cinnabar caterpillar - Teigr y Benfelen

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Heddiw - today.


Gwalchwyfyn yr yswydd - Privit hawkmoth.


Coeden cnau - walnut.


Psy llgod - Tufted vetch.


Llysiau’r milwr goch - Purple loosestrife.

Cheers J.P.

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Gwas Neidr Llachar (Southern Hawker dragonfly), Ynys Hir RSPB reserve

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Gwarchodfa Ynys Las reserve, y Borth:

Gweirlöyn Llwyd, Grayling

Cranc Meddal, Hermit Crab

Llaethlys y Môr, Sea Spurge

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Evidence for Cantre’r Gwaelod? The submerged forest at Y Borth, Ceredigion

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Heddiw - Today.


Chwydden goronog - Knopper gall.


Gellyg - Pear.

Cheers J.P.

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Bronfraith ifanc yn yr ardd y bore 'ma. Young songthrush in the garden this morning.

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Chwilen Gorniog Fechan - Lesser Stag Beetle and larva in an old tree stump

Lindys Gwyfyn y Banadl ar planhigion llus - Broom moth caterpillar on whinberry plants, Stiperstones

Pryf Hofran ar Cribau’r Pannwr Bach - Hover fly (Volucella Zonaria?) on Small Teasel

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Wow, really cool

My daughter and grandson took this lovely photo of a Kingfisher / glas y dorlan yesterday from the hide off the Cors Caron / Tregaron Bog board walk.

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Spotted this before the rain came. Had a lot of them this year in my (largely unmowed) garden, nice to hear them calling back and forth

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Heddiw - Today.


Cyfrwy cennog - Dryad’s saddle.


Hopys - Hops.


Rhisglyn helyg - Willow beauty.

Cheers J.P.

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Hyfryd!

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:scream: Spider warning! (in case you really don’t like spiders …)


More ‘What’s inside’ in the case of this interesting-looking small spider (about 2" across from leg tip to leg tip)

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Was clearing some rubble in my garden today and found a new friend (Mr Llyffant). Felt guilty disturbing his hidey hole so I’ve made him a new one. Hopefully he likes it

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Heddiw - Today.


Cacynen ar blodyn yr haul - Bumblebee on sunflower.


Lindys Gwalchwyfyn yr helyglys - Elephant hawk moth caterpillar.

Cheers J.P.

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