DAMSELFLIES

All the other creepy crawlies and animals that interact with your garden and the countryside
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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu May 21, 2020 8:44 pm

Yesterday mating today the eggs were being deposited
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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu May 21, 2020 8:46 pm

A male Azure Damselfly
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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:30 pm

I had a new arrival in the pond today. A brand new Damselfly emerged. I think it is a Common Blue but until it matures I can't be certain. The keen eyed will spot the Nymph shell to the left of the new insect.
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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Willpar » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:36 am

Looking good jacksparrow.

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Kev » Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:55 pm

A couple from my walk last week

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:17 pm

Brilliant Kev :clap: . The male and female Banded Demoiselle are very different and could be mistaken for two different species. :nod:

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:36 pm

Love in the afternoon
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This is known as the "Wheel" position

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Placido » Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:11 am

It's far too hot for that sort of thing :(.

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:28 pm

Placido wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:11 am
It's far too hot for that sort of thing :(.
It was too hot for them today.No sign whatsoever :shake:

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Re: DAMSELFLIES

Post by Willpar » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:23 pm

Not seen any here in a while now.

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