On this site 18 of the 33 ponds are suitable for viewing Odonata, including Willow Emerald Damselfly and Small Red-eyed Damselfly. This is a joint trip with Butterfly Conservation Surrey Branch. Leader: Francis Kelly.
Image: Male Willow Emerald Damselfly by Marc Heath
Boots, lunch, close-focussing binoculars. Booking is not required but please check the BC website before attending.
This is a joint meeting with the local branch of Butterfly Conservation. The golf course was abandoned in 2017 and is reverting to, er, wildwood with ponds. Result!
11:00, 10 miles SE of Guildford at GU6 8JR, TQ04813606. 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.
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