Monday, 19 July 2010

18th July, 2010 Ashdown Forest

Visited the Old Lodge Nature Reserve with Doreen & David to look for dragonflies and recorded the following: 8 Emperor Dragonflies, 3 Golden Ringed Dragonflies, 1 female Keeled Skimmer, 1 Four Spotted Chaser, 2 Broad Bodied Chasers (male & female), 1-2 Common Darters, 10 Small Red Damselflies, 2 Large Red Damselflies & 15 Azure Damselflies.
Also saw a Tree Creeper, & 2 Brimstone Butterflies.

Female Emperor laying.

Golden Ringed Dragonfly

Emperor Dragonfly

Male Emperor

Common Darter

Female Small Red Damselfly

Male Large Red Damselfly

Male Azure Damselfly

Female Keeled Skimmer