There are around 26 species of dragonfly found in the UK. Due to the small numbers of species present in the UK, and the fantastic identification resources available, dragonflies are a popular group among entomologists and are often considered one of the entry-level groups for new recorders. Join our expert tutor to learn more about these fascinating insects, and gain the skills needed to identify them to species level in the field.
This course marries together the use of classroom-led learning and outside learning opportunities led by an expert tutor to give learners the skills to be able to identify dragonflies in the field.
There are several ways to report a Dragonfly sighting:
Report a casual sighting or visit to a site, for the benefit of others who might wish to know what’s flying at the moment. These sightings are not vetted and are not automatically treated as scientific records.