LOUND BIRD CLUB

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

Dragonflies June 2018

The LBC/IVNR 2018 Year List has 13 Recorded Species. The LBC/IVNR Reserve List has 19 Recorded Species

Report Updated to Friday, 06 July 2018

Tuesday 27th. There was a single Azure Damselfly and (10) Black-tailed Skimmer that were observed around the 'Bellmoor Lake'. (Paul Hobson)

Monday 25th. Week thirteen of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (111) Banded Demoiselle, of which 70 were male, there was an estimated number of 70 Common Blue Damselfly and (10) Black-tailed Skimmer of which 7 were male were all noted around the reserve. (Phil Cadman, Melanie Newman)

Thursday 21st. There were (29) Banded Demoiselle, which included 16 male, a single Large Red Damselfly, (39) Azure Damselfly, (10) Common Blue Damselfly, (9) Blue-tailed Damselfly, a single Emperor Dragonfly and (5) Black-tailed Skimmer that were noted around the reserve. (Phil Cadman, Martin Warne)

Monday 18th. Week twelve of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (122) Banded Demoiselle, of which 71 were male, there was an estimated number of 370 Common Blue Damselfly, and (7) Blue-tailed Damselfly, (2) Southern Hawker and a single Brown Hawker, which were both Lound 2018 reserve records. There were (4) Four-spotted Chaser, singles of Emperor Dragonfly and Broad-bodied Chaser and (17) Black-tailed Skimmer, of which (10) were male. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

Monday 11th. Week eleven of the 2018 NWT Butterfly Transect recording produced (55) Banded Demoiselle, of which 36 were male, there was an estimated number of 150 Common Blue Damselfly, and (5) Blue-tailed Damselfly, a single Large Red Damselfly, the first Lound 2018 sighting of the Emperor Dragonfly when (5) were noted which included 3 male. There were (4) Four-spotted Chaser and (14) Black-tailed Skimmer, of which (8) were male. (Phil Cadman, Ian Hunt)

Wednesday 6th. During the day, Week 10 of the Butterfly Monitoring session produced, a total of (62) Banded Demoiselle, around the Butterfly transect recording area, most were recorded in 'Chainbridge Wood NR'. (Phil Cadman)

Friday 1st. There were (4) Four-spotted Chaser that were observed in flight around the newly formed Scrape and boardwalk at the 'IVNR Visitors Centre'. (Phil Cadman)