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Friday, 11 November 2011

Vagrant Emperor now included in VC41 Dragonfly list

Vagrant Emperor, Cosmeston, 5th May 2011 by David Batchelor

Mike Powell, Dragonfly Recorder for VC41 has provided news of the recently included Vagrant Emperor to the VC41 List.

Mike writes "The latest issue of the Journal of the British Dragonfly Society, October 2011, Vol 27 No2, pp80-86 has confirmed two records of Vagrant Emperor Anax ephippiger for Glamorgan as follows:

1) 28th April, Llanilid, near Pencoed, one male, Paul Roberts

2) 05th May, Cosmeston Lakes, one male, David Batchelor

In addition there is a 'probable' record on 08th May from Cardiff (A. Crowder) These records constitute the first for Glamorgan.

A total of 20 confirmed UK records are published from 09th January with 18 of the records between 10th April & 08th May."

1 comment:

David Gilmore said...

Excellent find Mark and to get a photo too!
Well to NPR for a VC41 first.