Category: Dragonflies

Emerald Damselflies (Lestes sponsa)

Waldegrave Pond

One of my favourite spots close to my home is the Waldegrave Pond at Priddy Mineries high up in the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  In the summer it is the best spot around for...

Lynchcombe Steps

Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum) – Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_8412. Today was the hottest October day since records began and many insects were taking some early autumn sun. This included Comma butterflies which I...

Today I want to be an Azure Damselfly

Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata) recently emerged – Stover Country Park, Devon, UK. JB4_4252. My son and I drove down to Stover Country Park to join the Devon group of the British Dragonfly Society. This...