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Monday, 6 May 2013
And we're off!
immature male Hairy Dragonfly
The recent spell of good weather and warm temperatures have enabled a few typical early season dragons to show themselves. This afternoon, around 14:30, 2 Large Red Damselflies and a Hairy Dragonfly were present in the wood between Margam Moors and the Kenfig River. All of them showed some immaturity with respect to their colouration, and images taken confirm each to be male; these features are to be expected of the first dragons of the year.
immature male Large Red Damselfly
It's been a long winter waiting for the season to start, but Adam's post below has been a very welcome sign that things are underway again. Let's hope for better weather and a good dragon year.