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Friday, 27 July 2012

Gnoll CP

male Emerald Damselfly
Nick Edwards sent me a timely reminder, yesterday, to check out some of the more suitable wetland habitats that are part of the Gnoll Country Park. I was able to visit this afternoon and was pleasantly surprised by a few ponds, only recently created, at the lower part of the pitch & putt course (SS76579791). Incidentally, an interpretation panel placed next to the ponds does show a photo of a Small Red Damselfly, although it is unlikely that they will ever occur at this location. However, many of the more likely damselflies that are found locally, were on view.

male Broad-bodied Chaser
Totals - Broad-bodied Chaser(5m), Scarce Blue-tailed(3), Blue-tailed(12), Large Red(6), Common Blue(30), Azure(4) and Emerald Damselfly(2m)

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