Dragonflies: July 2022

Sunday 31st A few Willow Emerald Damselflies were around the Whitehouse in the evening. Tuesday 26th Migrant Hawkers had clearly emerged with 29 on New Downs around midday. Five Emperors and a Brown Hawker were also seen. Sunday 24th Our first Southern Migrant Hawker of the year was seen on the Estate, along with four Willow Emerald Damselflies. Thursday 21st…

Dragonflies: June 2022

Wednesday 29th The guided Dragonfly walk on Worth Marshes today was a great success and as soon as the sun burned through the clouds the Dragonflies performed spectacularly. Three Banded Demoiselles, three Red-eyed Damselflies, 40+ Blue-tailed Damselfies, two Variable Damselflies, three Emerald Damselflies, 13 Azure Damselflies and 20+ Common Blue Damselflies allowed excellent opportunities to provide lessons on identification. Dragonflies…

Dragonflies: May 2022

Tuesday 31st The month came to a close with small numbers of Banded Demoiselles seen on Worth, plus the odd Emperor and Scarce Chaser being hoovered up by the Eleonora’s and Red-footed Falcons! Thursday 26th The day was spent surveying the pools on Prince’s Golf Course for the course manager. They are beginning to look very good with a decent…