A family of Mute swans on the boating lake at Llanfairfechan.
Panorama of coast soon after setting off.
Just a few of the hundreds of House sparrows seen here.
A speckled wood.
A ringed plover.
A few Oystercatchers roosting at high tide.
Walk stats: Distance: 10.1 miles. Climb: 100' at a guess (a wind assisted 385' on the GPS is a little in the high side.)
Time: 5 hours 28 minutes. On the move walking average: 2.5 m.p.h. Overall walk average: 1.8 m.p.h.
Group: Martyn and Roger.
The weather today was good, warm with a pleasantly cooling breeze that also assisted us on the the return journey.
This delightful coastal walk, was today a butterfly and birds day.
Birds seen or heard today included: House sparrow, Barn swallow, House martin, Jackdaw, Carrion crow, Raven, Black-headed gull, Herring gull, Lesser black-backed gull, Great black-backed gull, Black-billed magpie, Goldfinch, Lapwing, Shelduck, Mallard, Pied wagtail, Mute swan, Greylag goose, Canada goose, Eider duck, Little egret, Common tern, Grey heron, Great cormorant, Oystercatcher, Eurasian curlew and Ringed plover.
Lunch was again taken using the picnic tables at the Aber Ogwen car park area, and once again we saw over 60 mute swans on the water as high tide approached, as well as a group of about 6 Eider ducks (no males). A bonus too, was sampling Margaret's Lemon Drizzle cake, thanks Margaret.
Butterflies seen today included: Small white, Large white, Green veined white, Speckled wood, Gatekeeper, Peacock, Red admiral and Tortoiseshell.
Flowers seen today included: Ragwort, Red clover, White clover, Butterfly bush, Red deadnettle, Creeping buttercup, Creeping thistle, Spear thistle, Bird's-foot trefoil, Common chickweedDandelion and Lesser burdock.
After walk drinks were enjoyed at the Britannia Inn at Halkyn, as we listened to Mo moment of winning the World championship 10000m race.