Various orchids found on Anglesey over the summer.
On a walk from Moelfre out to Traeth Lligwy then along the coastal path we spotted many common orchids. They were clinging to the grassy edges all along the coast.My new iPhone camera is great fun!
From Tyn-y-Gongl you can looks down onto the beautiful bay at Benllech. A raised rocky plateau rolls down to fields of sheep and horses. Wild areas are nestled amongst the quaint homes and holiday caravans.Due to the lack of rain in May the orchids I found were super tiny.
Orchid hunting at Gwarchodfa Natur Genedlaethol Cors Bodeilio, Ynys Môn / Cors Bodeilio National Nature Reserve, Anglesey 7 June 2020.Due to CORVID-19 I assumed that the car par would be closed. I drove a short distance from home and parked near my friends home at Talwrn. I then walked the mile or so into the […]
Orchid hunting in Gwarchodfa Natur a Choedwig Genedlaethol Niwbwrch, Ynys Môn/ Newborough National Nature Reserve and Forest, Anglesey, 30 June 2019.
Orchid hunting in the Dordogne around the canton where my father lives, Champagne-et-Fontaine, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine.At his house the bottom field is now full of lizard tongue orchids. When my parents first moved in, over ten years ago, it was a hard-baked mud field with horses. My father spotted an orchid over the fencing he had […]
Orchid hunting at Gwarchodfa Natur Genedlaethol Cors Bodeilio, Ynys Môn / Cors Bodeilio National Nature Reserve, Anglesey 18 June 2019.
Orchid hunting in Gwarchodfa Natur Genedlaethol Cynffig / Kenfig National Nature Reserve, Ton Kenfig, Pyle, South Wales, 15 June 2019.
Orchid hunting in the Dordogne – I love orchids and going out with my phone to search for and take a picture of orchids. Slowly my knowledge is growing.