Damselfly - Emerald  
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 19th August 2022 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 5th July 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 in macro mode. Fact File

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 15th June 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 in macro mode. Fact File

Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 14th June 2023 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 in macro mode.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens. Fact File
Emerald Damselfly
Emerald Damselfly
Damselfly - Emerald
Species:
Order:
Family:
A.K.A.
Lestes sponsa.
Odonata.
Lestidae.
Common Spreadwing.
Habitat:
Description:

Size:

Flies/Found:

Ponds and lakes, and is very rarely seen along flowing water.
Both males and females have a metallic green colour and when resting it's wings are usually half opened leading to it's other name as Common Spreadwing.
Abdomen is 26-33mm long.
Wings are 19-23mm long.
July - September.