Join us for a tour of Wildwood, in deepest Surrey.
18 of the 33 ponds are suitable for viewing odonata, including Willow Emerald Damselfly Chalcolestes viridis & Small Red-eyed Damselfly. Joint trip with Butterfly Conservation Surrey Branch.
Leader: Francis Kelly
Image: Willow Emerald Damselfly by Bruce Hyde
Boots, lunch, close-focusing binoculars. Booking is not required. If bad weather postponement will be posted on BC Surrey branch website.
The golf course was abandoned in 2017 and is reverting to woodland with ponds.
11:00, 10 miles SE of Guildford at GU6 8JR, TQ 0481 3606. From A281 Horsham Rd, turn east into Wildwood Lane (note signpost for Cranleigh Rugby Club); after 500y (passing Rugby Club on left), turn right into the parking area.
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.