Thursday 31st

A Red-veined Darter was at Dickson's Corner, the first of the next generation.

Monday 28th

There were at least 14 Emerald Damselflies on the Estate.

Saturday 26th

A Willow Emerald Damselfly was in Big Gully.

Wednesday 23rd

The LESSER EMPEROR was still on Restharrow Scrape along with three Emperors.

Tuesday 22nd

A LESSER EMPEROR was on Restharrow Scrape and another on RSPB Worth marshes.

Ruddy Darter by G.Lee

Monday 21st

Two Southern Hawkers, a Southern Migrant Hawker, and a Willow Emerald Damselfly were logged on the Estate.

Sunday 20th

A Southern Hawker was in the Oasis.

Thursday 17th

A Southern Emerald Damselfly was a nice find on the Estate, and follows two sightings in the area this summer. Lets hope this is the start of a new breeding population!

Wednesday 16th

Five Southern Migrant Hawkers and 28 Small Red-eyed Damselflies were on the Estate. Eight Brown Hawkers was also a good count.

Tuesday 15th

Totals on the Estate included one Blue-tailed Damselfly, three Common Blue Damselfly, three Emerald Damselflies, four Black-tailed Skimmers, three Southern Migrant Hawkers, 34 Migrant Hawkers, three Brown Hawkers, 12 Ruddy Darters, 18 Common Darters, and two Emperors.

Saturday 12th

A Willow Emerald Damselfly was in Little Gully.

Thursday 10th

Three Brown Hawkers were on the Estate.

Wednesday 9th

A Willow Emerald Damselfly was on the Estate. This species has been particularly scarce this year.

Tuesday 1st

There were at least 60 Migrant Hawkers in the lee of the wind by The Elms. Ten Black-tailed Skimmers were on Restharrow Scrape and nine Small Red-eyed Damselflies around the Observatory ponds.

Small Red-eyed Damselfly by G.Lee