Thursday 20th

A Southern Migrant Hawker was in Waldershare Gully.

Wednesday 19th

At least 110 Dainty Damselflies were out today for the last guided walks of the year. Thank you to everyone who came along. Four Emerald Damselflies and a Southern Migrant Hawker were also seen.

Monday 17th

A productive wander on the Estate produced an impressive nine Norfolk Hawkers, plus a Banded Demoiselle, 32 Common Darters, three Ruddy Darters, two Southern Migrant Hawkers, five four-spotted Chasers, and three Black-tailed Skimmers.

Blue-tailed Damselfly by S.Reynaert

Saturday 15th

It was hard work in the gale force winds and rain but everyone who came along to the Dainty Damselfly walks left very happy. At least 30 were seen during the day, plus a Norfolk Hawker was in The Elms.

Thursday 13th

Three Norfolk Hawkers and a Banded Demoiselle were on the Estate.

Sunday 9th

Our first Southern Migrant Hawker was photographed in The Elms. Another earliest-ever record.

Saturday 8th

A Southern Emerald Damselfly was a surprise find on the Estate.

Wednesday 5th

Four Common Darters were on RSPB Worth marshes.

Tuesday 4th

Three Emperors were on the Estate and 12 Ruddy Darters at the Point, the latter were our earliest ever records (by over a week!).

Monday 3rd

At least 300 Dainty Damselflies were out today.

Azure (left) and Dainty (right) Damselflies by S.North