New photos added – Downy Emerald Dragonfly

New photos added I’ve added a couple of new photos of Downy Emerald – Cordulia aenea taken on a recent trip to Sandhouse Lane NR, near Leighton Buzzard DownyEmeralds are fast flyers, don’t settle for long, and can be a challenge to photograph – but they are worth the effort and are striking in appearance, their metallic green body is […]

Good sites to visit?

Best place to see dragonflies? I’m sometimes asked what is the best site to visit, or which is my favourite? I live in the northern half of the county and my most regular visited sites are Marston Thrift and Felmersham NR. These are both excellent sites for dragonflies. They are both large and peaceful but with quite different environments. Marston […]

New Photos added – Willow Emerald Damselfly

New photos added I’ve added new photos of Willow Emerald Damselfly – Chalcolestes viridis taken recently, mostly at Felmersham NR. This was the first outing for a while, and it was nice to see a new species (new for me at least). Willow Emeralds are a recent colonist to the County, but they are plentiful at Felmersham NR. More photos […]