Just starting off with a link to last years thread here https://community.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/f/all-creatures/201672/dazzling-damsels-and-dragons-2019#pifragment-4285=1
About a week ago the large Red Damsels arrived
& then yesterday caught a glimpse of a Broad Bodied Chaser
it then flew off across a field.
Happy hunting & stay safe all.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
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"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to TeeJay:
TeeJay said:Nice to see they're emerging, Hazel. My local patch is out of bounds unless you can walk there. Don't think I'm going to see much this year.
We're lucky to have a pond & "laverie" in our 1 km limit. The laverie is the muckiest water you can imagine & the women must have got terrible back-ache doing the washing there, the water is a lot lower than the level ground. I think the sheets must have come out a bit grey too. Nice for damsels though.
Don't despair TJ, it'll all come good in the end, patience is what we all need, & I don't have much of it. Just stay healthy!
Nice photos folks, I don't often get many damsels, or dragons in the garden, but the new thread is noted, and hopefully, I'll not mess up why I post my sightings!
One can try.....
Flickr Peak Rambler
First Damsels of the year for me on our walk this morning. :-)
Emerging Large Reds.
Female (typica) .... I think.!!
My bird photos HERE
I spent a little time by our pond today contemplating how much of a mess it is and where to start working to clean it up when I noticed some damselfly about. So up the garden and collect the camera and ID'd them as Large Red Damselfly.
In reply to tony:
Brilliant captures Tony.
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