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Identifying Dragonflies, Worcestershire

Saturday, 27 July 2019
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bishops Wood Centre
Crossway Green
Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire DY13 9SE United Kingdom
Venue Phone:
01299 250513


01743 852100
common darter

Dragonfly enthusiasts of all levels of ability are welcome to come along and learn more about these stunning insects. The day will start with a classroom workshop introducing this group of insects and focusing on their identification. We will then head to the pools and hopefully introduce you close-up to a good number of the local species. Weather permitting there will be ample chance to allow you to put your identification skills into practice and to observe and understand the visual spectacle of these fascinating insects on the wing.

Sue is Shropshire County Recorder for the British Dragonfly Society and the Odonata Tsar for the Shropshire Ecological Data Network. Sue recently completed an MSc in Biological Recording focusing on dragon and damselfly larval habitats. In between teaching for Shropshire based museums, Sue also leads dragonfly courses for the Field Studies Council, the National Trust and regional Wildlife Trusts.

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Photo: Common Darter by David Kitching