LOUND BIRD CLUB

Striving to record, monitor and conserve birds & wildlife found on the Sutton & Lound GP's SSSI (Idle Valley NR) since 1990.

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Dragonflies July 2017

The 2017 Year List has 13 Recorded Species. The LBC/IVNR List has 19 Recorded Species

Tuesday 25th. There was a single female Emperor Dragonfly that was recorded around 'Bellmoor Lake'. (Phil Cadman)

Sunday 23rd. There were (11) Common Blue Damselfly, with singles of Brown Hawker, Blue-tailed Damselfly, and Emperor Dragonfly, that were all recorded around the Northern part of the reserve. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

Tuesday 18th. There were (2) Brown Hawker, that were noted in 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. (Tony Tomlinson)

Monday 17th.  A walk around Tiln Pits and the 'Chainbridge Wood NR' produced (8) Banded Demoiselle, (c50) Common Blue Damselfly, (32) Blue-tailed Damselfly, a single Migrant Hawker, (8) Brown Hawker, a single Black-tailed Skimmer and (4) Common Darter. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

Sunday 16th. A walk around Bellmoor produced a single Banded Demoiselle, (15) Common Blue Damselfly, a single Migrant Hawker, (4) Brown Hawker, a single Black-tailed Skimmer and (3) Common Darter. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

Wednesday 12th. A walk around 'Parish Park' and 'Linghurst Wood' produced (375) Common Blue Damselfly, a single Blue-tailed Damselfly and a single Brown Hawker. (Phil Cadman)

Monday 10th. There were (c20) Common Blue Damselfly and (8) Banded Demoiselle that were recorded around the Reserve. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

Thursday 6th. There were (8) Banded Demoiselle, (30) Common Blue Damselfly and (2) Brown Hawker, that were recorded around the 'Chainbridge Pit' and 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

Monday 3rd.  A walk around South of the reserve around the Bellmoor area produced (3) Banded Demoiselle, a single Azure Damselfly, (17) Common Blue Damselfly, (3) Blue-tailed Damselfly, a single Migrant Hawker, (5) Brown Hawker, a single Emperor Dragonfly and (2) Black-tailed Skimmer. (Martin Warne, Ian Hunt, Phil Cadman)

Sunday 2nd.  A walk around the Water Ski Pit and Bellmoor area produced the first Azure Damselfly which was a reserve 2017 Addition, there were (c165) Common Blue Damselfly, (4) Blue-tailed Damselfly, (2) Brown Hawker, (2) Emperor Dragonfly and (2) male Black-tailed Skimmer. (Andy Bell, Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

 

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