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Friday 28 October 2011


Male Southern hawker still on the wing today.

Saturday 15 October 2011

Friday 7 October 2011

Black Darter near Crynant

male Black Darter (c) C. Hipkin
Charles and Hilary Hipkin found a few male Black Darters in flight around some waste ground  near Crynant that were making the most of the recent sunshine on 1st October 2011. The land is south of the Cefn Coed colliery museum next to the A4109 between the road and the railway line (SN784030).