Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Scarce Chasers emerging on the Nene

I stopped off at Lilford this lunchtime and quickly located 2 emerging Scarce Chasers and 2 exuviae. It was windy, but that didn't cause any problems for the adults. Also, one Hairy Dragonfly exuvia and several emerging Banded Demoiselles. Moving on to the Nene at Titchmarsh Nature Reserve, there were several Demoiselles around and good numbers of Azure Damselflies around the Nene. One emergent male Scarce Chaser took it's first flight and landed conveniently by the small footbridge.

Female Scarce Chaser (Lilford)

Male Scarce Chaser (Titchmarsh Nature Reserve)