Latest Sightings and News

Total species recorded during the 2017 season is 1

Large Red Damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)

Over at Sandbach Flashes (75J SJ728595) Dennis Swaby searched hard for Odonata but was only able to find a single teneral Large Red Damselfly.

Teneral female Large Red Damselfly at Sandbach Flashes 23.4.17. Photo © Dennis Swaby

Alan Redley reports several Large Red Damselfly emerging from a garden pond at Leftwich (67Q SJ665710).

Teneral Large Red Damselfly at Leftwich 22.4.17. Photo © Alan Redley

At a garden pond in Handforth (88L SJ8683) Hugh Everett found several Large Red Damselfly emerging.

Freshly emerged female Large Red Damselfly at Handforth 15.4.17. Photo © Hugh Everett

Janette Renshaw saw five teneral Large Red Damselfly at Doolittle Moss, Delamere (57K SJ543714) today.

Teneral female Large Red Damselfly.

At Anderton Nature Park (67M SJ651751) today Julie Samuels saw seven teneral Large Red Damselfly and Janette Renshaw saw three more. A good early start to the season in Cheshire.

© David Kitching 2017
Last updated 25.4.2017