Glow-worm sites in Wales

A.
Records published by Anthony Wootton (Country-Side 1971, 21 456-463 and 572-574, and XXII, No 6, Spring 1974, 266-271.)
NB: Comments such as '10 years ago' here refer from 1970s. All the Wootton records are given under old county headings.  

ANGLESEY
Malltraeth, 1 male at lighted window, July 1963.
Carmel Head, several, July 1967.
Newborough Warren, average 33 in 10m. square, 1967.

BRECONSHIRE
S.W. of Crickadarn area, (SO 062401-065396). numerous in 1925-27: area since ploughed and planted.  
Velindre area (SO 205365), few at base of old tree trunk by woodland, 1925-27, later ploughed.  

CAERNARVONSHIRE
Criccieth, August 1969, larvae, 1941 .
Caernarvon Road, c. 1m W. of Bangor, a few females, June 1965, 1966.
Gelli Road, Tregarth (SH 598683), 1 male in house, no females seen July 1969.
Capel Curig, 1967.
Between Betws Garmon and Salem, 1 late August 1973.

CARMARTHENSHIRE
Gwenffrwd RSPB reception hut, Caio Forest, (SN 782464), July 1968.

DENBIGHSHIRE
Clwyd Forest area, N. of Llanferres, (SJ 170610), several June-July 1968.
Maeshafn, over 20 females, July 1967

GLAMORGANSHIRE
Gower, Port Eynon Point, a few females, April 1968, May 1969 and previous years.  
Gower, Horton, 1, 1968-1969.
Gower, Whiteford Burrows N.R. (dry slack), 1 larva, 1961.
Merthyr Mawr, abundant, 1968 (NB – a boy fishing told me they are still in the area when I was there in 1992 - RS)

MERIONETHSHIRE
On railway line between Llanbedr and Pensarn Station and Llandanwg Halt, Nr. Harlech, at least 20 f with 1 pair, June 1968.  
Between Garreg (Llanfrothen) and Croesor, at foot of Moelwyns, Snowdonia, 5/6 females + early October 1967.  
Tir Stint (common land), Nr. Dolgellau, 1, 1968.
Rhownair, Nr. Towyn, 8, June 1969.
Aberdovey, 1967.
Dolgellau, 1 female, June 1971.
From Talsarnau to Lake Landecwyn, by lane to lake, 1971 (numbers reduced from previous years, probably owing to public
popularity).  
Nr Dolgellau, 1 in grass by side of Dolgellau-Bala road 1973.

MONMOUTHSHIRE
Barbados Hill, Tintern, (SO 525005), up to 4, July 1968.

MONTGOMERYSHIRE
Meifod, Vyrnwy valley (Duffryn Meifod), on hillside nr. forestry plantation, above valley, just N. of Meifod-Llansantffraid
road, late August 1971.  

PEMBROKESHIRE
Aber-fforest, Dinas, 1, August 1968.
Tenby golf course, 1, June 1969.
Clydey, c. 10m. S. of Cardigan. 1968.
"Deer Park", Martins Haven, nr. Marloes, dozens in bracken, July 1972.
Skomer Island, many recent records [ie 1960s].

B. Sites reported to Robin Scagell to 1992
Site  Map    Location and details if any: f = (glowing) females, m = males
No    Ref
100 SH5259   Disused railway near Caernarfon, Gwynedd 90f 1991
243 SH7109   Shore of Tal-y-llyn lake, approaching village  1f 1991
081 SH845056 Cemmaes, Powys 1991
518 SJ1562   Moel Fammau, between iron gate and monument, 1968
152 SJ178553 Llanarmon-yn-Ial, Mold, Clwyd 8f 1991
555 SJ2338   Road over hill, east of Berwyn, to Llangollen. 1 larva Nov 37
598 SJ250418 Shropshire Union Canal, along towpath for some distance, 1954-7.
244 SJ302119 200 (yds?) W of former Middletown station, 2f 1991
306 SN06-22- Clarbeston Road 1992
750 SN12-19- Efailwen 1992
756 SN573052 Fforest 1992
402 SN51-67- Llanon  1992
757 SN69-83- Cwmerfin 1992
759 SN691948 Tynygarth 1992
729 SN789492 Dalarwen 1992
758 SN737719 Ysbyty Ystwyth 1992
521 SO0030?  Cwm Gwdi, lower western side, firing range. 'Hundreds', 1950
225 SO0039   Llangeview, Usk, Gwent 1991  6 f 1991
557 SO040877 Llandinam, 1987
519 SO2171   Little Hen Cefn, Llangunllo. 7 or 8 yrs ago on road.
549 SO5204   Gardens of The Priory, Llandogo, Gwent. 1936
508 SS1299   Rly line between Tenby and Penally, 1990
226 SS1769   Cosmeston Lake, Penarth. 1991