Saturday, 14 June 2014

14th June 2014 New ForestBlue

For a change in scenery, we decided on a visit to the New Forest. Birds were difficult to come by but a nice selection of common dragonflies etc.

Goshawk 1 distant carrying prey
Common Buzzard up to 15
Dartford Warbler a superb pair showing well both adults carrying food.

Emperor Dragonfly 1pair
Four-spotted Chaser 5
Black-tailed Skimmer 5
Blue-tailed Damselfly 1 female violacea colour form
Large Red Damselfly 4
Beautiful Demoiselle 1 male
Common Blue Damselfly common

Silver-studded Blue 1 male

Female Emperor Dragonfly oviposited

Female Four-spotted Chaser 

Male Common Blue Damselfly

Male Large Red Damselfly


Female violacea colour form of the Blue-tailed Damselfly

Male Silver-studded Blue