Dragons still on the wing…

By October 23, 2019 Blog

A sunny but cool day on Whixall Moss (16th Oct) rewarded Stephen Barlow with a reasonable number of late summer sightings. Seeking out the sheltered basking spots Stephen photographed a nice collection of Black Darter and male Common Hawker -the latter enlarged in the photo on the right. Other people on the moss were also reporting Migrant Hawker and possibly Southern Hawker and Common Darter out and about. The longevity of the flight season is totally weather dependent, but keep an eye out and lets see if we can wing it into November…