Field meeting aim: to see the Downy Emerald at its only site in Northamptonshire, as well as Hairy Dragonfly, Four-spotted Chasers and many other late spring species.
Image Male Downy Emerald by Paul Ritchie.
Bring strong walking shoes, although it isn’t difficult walking, the ground will be wet, and a packed lunch.
Booking: Yardley Chase is a private woodland, and entry is by permission of the Compton Estates. Numbers are limited, so book early. Joining instructions will be sent about 1 week prior to the field trip.
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.