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A count on Worth provided 20 Common Darters, four Ruddy Darters, two Brown Hawkers, four Migrant Hawkers, six Black-tailed Skimmers, two Emperors, one Small Red-eyed Damselfly, and four Common Blue Damselflies.
Two Southern Migrant Hawkers, four Brown Hawkers, and 55 Migrant Hawkers were on the Estate.
A Southern Hawker was along the Guilford Rd.
A female Southern Hawker and a male Southern Migrant Hawker were in the Whitehouse in the morning.
A Willow Emerald Damselfly was photographed in The Elms.
Two Migrant Hawkers and two Southern Migrant Hawkers were around the Haven/Oasis area.
A Scarce Chaser was rescued from the front of the Observatory!
Three Southern Migrant Hawkers and our first Migrant Hawker of the year were on New Downs.
Two Southern Migrant Hawkers were on the Estate.
A Southern Emerald Damselfly in The Gullies represented the first record for the Estate.
A good variety on the Green Wall included 19 Small Red-eyed Damselflies, 26 Common Blue Damselflies, three Blue-tailed Damselflies, eight Scarce Chasers, one Four-spotted Chaser, ten Norfolk Hawkers, five Southern Hawkers, three Brown Hawkers, four Southern Migrant Hawkers, one Black-tailed Skimmer, three Emperors, 28 Common Darters, and five Ruddy Darters. The counts of the Norfolk, Southern, and Southern Migrant Hawkers were particularly notable.
Our first Willow Emerald Damselfly was also on the Estate and at least 75 Common Darters.
There were at least 35 Black-tailed Skimmers on Worth marshes.