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The iRecord Dragonflies App is available now. This exciting new development allows you to input and upload your dragonflies records in the field. Visit the website now to discover a new world of dragonfly recording.

Star of the Month

Common Blue Damselfly - Brian Walker

Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma cyathigerum is a common species throughout the country and can occur in very large numbers at favoured sites.  The large numbers provide plenty of opportunities for photography to reveal the complex detail of a damselfly’s structure.   This male was perched, scanning the surroundings with his compound eyes, ready to dart out and grab a small insect that flew by.  

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