ephemeroptera_ears

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

signal_crayfish You saw it here first folks!

 

 

 

sloe_gin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dark_olive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Afon Mamog, an important spawning stream completely blocked by a badly planned hydro with inadequate measures to allow fish to access the stream above the gabions.

 

The Afon Mamog, an important spawning stream completely blocked by a badly planned hydro with inadequate measures to allow fish to access the stream above the gabions. Not green technology, it's ecologically damaging technology.

 

Natural Resources Fails

 

 

 

cypermethrin use in uk

 

pesticide_use_uk_by_weight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Odds and Sods

 

 

 

 

 

A March Brown nymph with an olive, probably a large dark olive

 

 

A Turkey Brown nymph, Paraleptophlebia submarginata

A Turkey Brown nymph, Paraleptophlebia submarginata

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back garden, autumn 2012

Dawn at the confluence of the Afon Cych and the Teifi, October 2012

March 2012

In a sample from Tesco Pool, March 3rd, an unusually orange heptagenid, not that rare but certainly unusual.

 

Compare it to the standard , better camouflaged invertebrates from the same sample.

 

 

Good diversity and abundance, saw my first examples of shrimps, Gammarus pulex, carrying the parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis .Present in around 5% of them.

Another local stream suffering from iron pollution, Nant Iorweth Goch, a trib of the Afon Cynffig or Kenfig

 

Circle Booby for hook trial ay Llys Y Fran

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hopper

 

 

 

long_horned_sedge

 

ynys y fro reservoir