Tagged: damselfly

A Dragonfly a Day- Blue-tailed Damselfly

Originally published 09/07/2015.   The Blue-tailed Damselfly, Ischnura elegans, is another species that is fairly easy to identify, making it another good damselfly for beginners. The females of this species have several colour...

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A Dragonfly a Day- Large Red Damselfly

Originally published 07/07/2015. The Large Red Damselfly, Pyrrhosoma nymphula, is very common and widespread in the UK and is therefore a very common damselfly to be spotted. It also emerges earliest in the...

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A Dragonfly a Day- Banded Demoiselle

Originally published 04/07/2015. To kick start National Dragonfly Week I thought I would start ‘A Dragonfly A Day’ with a species that is by far one of my favorites. The Banded Demoiselle, Calopteryx...

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National Dragonfly Week 2015

Originally published 28 June 2015. This year National Dragonfly Week will run from 4th to 12th July and what a week it’s set to be! With many dragonflies and damselflies on the wing...

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