WT Talley Lakes
Wildlife Trust site. These are two lakes in glacial hollows. The lakes are good for viewing birds with a hide between them. There are several species of dragonfly here.
Opening times, entry costs, facilities and directions
Things to see
The site consists of two lakes lying in glacial hollows; over summer the southern lake is covered in beautiful water lilies.
The largest Dragonfly in the UK
Main flight period is June to August.
Watch the territorial males patrol the site’s lakes.
Image by Steve Plume
Large Red Damselflies are the first damselfly species to appear in spring.
Larger species of Dragonflies, such as Southern Hawker patrol the lake in the summer months.
Common Darters a the last species on the wing in autumn.
Images by David Merrett
Contact UsThe Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales
The Nature Centre
T: 01656 724100
Species Flight Periods
These are general species flight periods for the UK. Please be aware that dragonflies tend to emerge later in north where the climate is cooler.