Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Survey Reports 2017

Most recent first.

f = glowing females, m = males, l = larvae. * = Site not previously reported. NR = nature reserve. Date of maximum numbers only is shown. Links are given only for publicly accessible sites. Please note that the arrows on the linked maps are only accurate to within 100-200 metres, so do not go on to private land or a garden on the basis of the arrow alone. Information is supplied on the basis of reports received and we can't guarantee that you will see any!
For more information about the UK Glow Worm Survey or to report where you've seen one, please go to www.glowworms.org.uk

22 May
Eynsford, Kent, TQ5326556 larvae in daylight, 1 flying male landed nearby

20 May
Clipstone Old Quarter, Notts, SK 606 6701f
Filham Park, Ivybridge, Devon, SX64435505*,  1 larva by day

19 May
Crossways, Dorchester, Dorset, garden*, 1f

16 May
Hempstead, Kent, private land, 1 larva by day
Bringsty Common, Herefs, SO701354441 larva by day ; SO69825441, 1f

15 May
Tondu, Bridgend, Glam, SS88958371*, 1f
Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon, garden, 3 larvae by day


13 May
Haugh Wood, Herefs, SO5893711 larva by day

12 May
The Larches, Detling, Kent, TQ7895881 larva by day

11 May
Bentley Wood, Hants, SU2602921 larva by day
Sandridge, Herts, TL15770975*, 1 larva by day
Piddlehinton, Dorset, SY 73639 98044*, 1 larva by day. (More results here)
Gain's Cross, Shillingstone, Dorset, ST84671028*, 1 larva by day
North Downs Way, Merstham, Surrey, TQ30035389*, 2 larvae by day

9 May
Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, TM16589732*, 1 larva by day

7 May
Woodbury Common, Devon, SY04178688, 1 larva by day
Moors Valley Country Park, S Hants, SU105106281 larva by day

6 May
Poltimore, Devon, 1f
Ashculm Turbary NR, S Devon, ST 14686 15754*, 1 larva by day
Glendaruel, Argyll and Bute, NS00148745*, 1 larva by day

4 May
Druce Farm, Puddletown, Dorset, SY7448995346, 1 larva by day
Piddletrenthide, Dorset, SY70844996591 larva by day

3 May
Wootton Coppice Inclosure, S Hants, SU23800017, 1 larva by day

2 May
Fineshade Wood, Northants, SP980598191 larva by day
Hartslock NR, Oxon, SU618879381 larva by day

1 May
Offham Hill, Lewes, E Sussex, TQ399115*, 1 larva by day
Holystone, Northumberland, NT94610202*, 1 larva by day

30 April
Salcey Forest, Northants, SP810511*, 2 larvae by day
Broad Haven, Bosherston, Pembs, SR9799411 larva by day

25 April
Woods Mill, Sussex, TQ218136, 1 larva by day

22 April
Llangeitho, Ceredigion, garden, 1f. Earliest record ever of a glowing female

21 April
Cheddar, Somerset, ST46585406, 1 larva by day
Stapleton Mire, N Devon, SS45831381*, 1 larva by day
Milton Mator Common, S Devon, SX854666*, 1 larva by day

18 April
Battle Great Wood, E Sussex, TQ77021678, 1 larva by day

15 April
Newborough Warren, Anglesey, SH414627, 1 larva by day

13 April
Penallt, Monmouths, SO535095*, 1 larva by day

9 April
Charminster, Dorset,  SY 69779 93779 and SY 69744 94291*, 1 larva by day
Gollinglith Foot/Colsterdale, Yorks, SE14828130, 1 larva by day

6 April
Hole Park, Rolvenden, Kent, TQ83223268*, 1 larva by day

5 April
Puddletown, Dorset, 1 larva by day

4 April
Blean Wood, East Kent, TR121595, 2 larvae by day
Porthkerry Country Park, Glamorganshire, ST09196728, 1 larva by day

3 April
Cranleigh, Surrey, 1 larva by day

2 April 
Kenfig river mouth, Glamorganshire, SS793 832,1 larva

1 April
Devil's Dyke, Brighton, TQ263109, 1l by day

27 March
Moulsecoomb Wild Park, Brighton, TQ33140795, 1 larva by day
Hurstpierpoint, W Sussex, garden, 1 larva by day

26 March
Strumpshaw Fen NR, Norfolk, TG338063, 1l by day

6 March
Llanishen Reservoir, Cardiff,  1l by day

4 March
Blackheath, Surrey, 1l by day

19 February
East Ruston, Norfolk, TG339276*, 4l by day

10 February
Wicken Fen, Cambs, TL 56157 70576, 2l