Watching the process of a dragonfly emerging from start to finish is something special, this morning I could not believe my luck in watching four Downy Emerald larvae leave the water for the first time to find an emerging spot. The sequence of pictures below show just a small part of the process for one individual, the first picture was taken at 8.38am and the last 12.25pm.
Archive for May 15th, 2010
The early nesting waders, such as Lapwing and Ringed Plover, did not have good chick survival during the recent cold weather. However, they do have time to relay and join the other species that are nesting now - such as this Oystercatcher below.
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