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Monday, 17 October 2016

Lavernock Point NR & Cosmeston Lakes 09/10/2016

A bit cold to start but when it warmed up and the sun came out so did the Dragons, around the gun emplacement buildings male Common Darters were Basking In the sun on the ground. At the pond there were plenty of Common Darters some males basking and a few m&f in tandem and ovipositing, a male Migrant Hawker was patroling over the pond.

At Cosmeston on the pond to the left of the visitor centre there were again plenty of Common Darters some basking and some in tandem and ovipositing, there was also three male Migrant Hawkers with one pairing up with a female and copulating.

Walking around the park I also found alot of females basking on fence posts and male Migrant Hawkers patroling the hedgerows.

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