Sunday 3 July 2011

Dragonfly's Norfolk/Thompson Water

Thompson Water-Thompson Water is one of the best places in Norfolk for dragonflys. There is one large lake at Thompson Water. I found a Emperor Dragonfly's exuvia.(that is it's shell). In a recent vist in early June the following were seen:
Red-Eyed Damselflies
Four-Spotted chaser
Large Red Damselfly
Common Blue Damselfly
Azure Dameslfly
Blue-Tailed Damselfly
Red-Eyed Damselfly
Emperor Dragonfly
Emperor Dragonfly's exuvia
Emperor Draonfly-(Newly Hatched)
Hariy Dragonfly
Broad-Bodied Chaser
Four-Spotted Chaser
Black-Tailed Skimmer

Others have reported:

Banded Demoiselle
Emerald Damselfly
Scare Emerald-(Frequent)
Small Red-Eyed Damselfly-(Frequent)
Red-Eyed Damselfly
Southern, Brown and Migrant Hawkers     
Common, Ruddy and Yellow-Winged Darters.