SO1103 : Dingy Skipper butterfly, Cwmllwydrew Meadows Nature Reserve

taken 7 years ago, near to Deri, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

Dingy Skipper butterfly, Cwmllwydrew Meadows Nature Reserve
Dingy Skipper butterfly, Cwmllwydrew Meadows Nature Reserve
Resting on a Cuckooflower (Lady's Smock).
Located in this field Link .
Cwmllwydrew Meadows Nature Reserve.

The reserve is a small area of wet meadows, ponds and woodland.
Sheep and cattle graze the meadows in order to help the wildflowers to flourish.
It is located at the northern end of Parc Cwm Darran.

Parc Cwm Darran

A country park built on the site of Ogilvie Colliery and its spoil tips LinkExternal link . Ogilvie Colliery was the largest of the collieries in the Darran Valley and at its peak employed up to 1,500 men and boys. The first coal was raised in 1923 and the colliery closed in 1975.

The colliery was the location for a 1973 episode of Dr Who, The Green Death, with Jon Pertwee.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Grassland 
Butterfly (from Tags)
Dingy Skipper 
Plant (from Tags)
Cuckoo Flower 
Primary Subject of Photo
Butterfly 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1128 0372 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.5093N 3:17.1527W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1128 0371
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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