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Southern Damselfly in The New Forest.
Apart from the Small Red Damselfly there is another specialist damselfly at Crockford Stream in the New Forest.The Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale or the Mercury Bluet as it is named in continental Europe is restricted to just a few sites in Englan...

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Small Red Damselflies in the New Forest.
Yesterday I made a long overdue visit to Crockford Stream in the New Forest .This stream is renowned above all for the Small Red Damselfly and the Southern Damselfly. The New Forest is one of the few locations in England and Wales for this species.The Small...

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Small Red-eyes Take the Stage.
A count of at least eight adult male Small Red-eyed Damselflies this morning at a garden pond in the village of Shalfleet,all on their own individual lily-pads Hopefully numbers will increase in the next few weeks as activity reaches a peak.

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First Golden-ringed Dragonfly of the Year.
Rather belatedly I saw my first Golden-ringed Dragonfly of the season yesterday while on a day trip to  the woods at Whiteley in Hampshire.This male was hunting in a very sunny spot on the main track.

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A Local Attraction.
Yesterdays visit to a local site for Southern Emerald Damselflies was rewarded with several mature adults.These were mainly to be found around the breeding pond(s) that are now  no more than dry depressions albeit covered with reeds and field horsetails.

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