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Swans on the Montgomery canal near Four Crosses


Lovely pic @fiona-clough, would love to see your horses too!


Will try and put one up but it took me ages to work out how to upload them being a techy novice.


Neithiwr ar lan yr Afon Tweed … teullu Alarch Dof - Last night by the River Tweed … a Mute Swan family …

ac teulu Hwyaden Ddanheddog - and a Goosander family.


Heddiw - Today.

Draenog - Hedgehog.

Cheers J.P.


Heddiw - Today.

Pryf hofran - hover fly.

Dau mursen las gyffredin - two common blue damselflies.

Cheers J.P.


Bee Orchid, Ophrys apifera.
I’m not sure if this translates straightforwardly as tegeirian gwenyn or if it is usually called something else.
Seen unexpectedly today.


Cyw titw tomos las yn yr ardd - blue tit chick in the garden

Inside not outside - Scaeva pyrastri, pied hoverfly - pry hofran

Y gog ger y ty - the cuckoo by the house

Iâr fach lygadog yn yr ardd - peacock butterfly in the garden

Draenen wen ar ddechrau storm - Hawthorn at the beginning of a storm
The hawthorn has had a spectacular spring in North Wales this year and has been very much in abundance.


Gormod i lluncu (efallai) - Too much to swallow (maybe).

Cheers J.P.


Amazing picture, diolch John.


Heddiw - Today.

Lindys mantell paun (gloyn byw) - caterpillars of peacock (butterfly).

Cheers J.P.


Heddiw - Today.

Cragen felen - Yellow shell.

Cheers J.P.


Machlud dramatig diweddar dron Ynys Mon - a recent dramatic sunset over Ynys Mon

Bwydwr menyn cnau yn boblogaidd yn yr ardd - peanut butter feeder has become very popular in the garden.

Recent changeable weather has led to some very dramatic skies, this was yesterday - dark grey skies and bright sunshine…


Heddiw - Today.

Gwibiwr mawr - Large skipper.
bwydo ar flodau’r ysgallen - feeding on thistle flower.

Cheers J.P.


Heddiw - Today.

Teigr ol-adain goch - Scarlet tiger moth.

Cheers J.P.


Llun gwych JP! :slightly_smiling_face:


Heddiw - Today.

Blodau mwyar duon - Bramble flower.

Lindys teigr y benfelen - Cinnabar caterpillar.

Cheers J.P.


There is a second Song Thrush’s nest - nyth Bronfraith in the garden.
The first picture was taken on the 2nd June,

The second was taken yesterday.


Heddiw - Today.

Carpiog y gors - Ragged robin.

Gweirloyn cleisiog - Marbled white.

Mantell dramor - Painted lady.

Cleddlys canghennog - Branched bur-reed.

Cheers J.P.


Heddiw - Today.

Nyth gwenyn meirch - Wasp nest.

Cheers J.P.