Saturday, 16 May 2015

Bedwas - 16 May

A visit to the old colliery spoil at Bedwas today was very productive for butterflies with 7 species in all and good numbers of Dingy Skipper.  Also a few moths including first migrant Silver Y:

Dingy Skipper x26; Common Blue x17; Peacock x6; Small Heath x5; Small Copper x2;
Green-veined White x1; Large White x1
Cinnabar; Silver Y; Mint Moth

Small Copper
Small Copper




2 comments:

  1. Richard - similar mix of species at Blaenserchan yesterday. Do you have a grid ref for your Bedwas site?

    Steve

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    1. Steve - it is a large site, but ST180896 is a good starting point.

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