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Still no sign of Small red-eyed Damselfly..

By August 21, 2015February 21st, 2016Blog

A few of you have been out and about in search of this species, but sadly nothing to report. P. Spear has however sent in some lovely shots of the very similar Red-eyed Damselfly still doing well at Dudmaston despite the unconvincing summer:

Some nice records also coming in of Ruddy Darter Sympetrum sanguineum seen unusually at Catherton Common by B. Kemp along with Golden-ringed Dragonfly, Keeled Skimmer, Common Hawker, Four-spotted Chaser and Common Darter.
J. Cresswell also got a lovely shot of Ruddy Darter at Venus Pool showing clearly the beautifully waisted abdomen of the male:

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