Sunday 14th

A Large Red Damselfly, the first of the year, was found in a private garden at Wickwar today! (Paul Sadley)


Large Red Damselfly | Paul Sadley


Thursday 18th

Another Large Red Damselfly was present in a private garden at Yate. ( Mark Coller)


Large Red Damselfly | Mark Coller


Monday 29th

A Hairy Dragonfly was found near The Lake, Oldbury Power Station today. It's the first of the year but more importantly the very first record for the OPS site! (Matt Plenty)



Hairy Dragonfly | Matt Plenty


Tuesday 30th

Blue-tailed and Azure Damselfly, the first of the year, were both seen in the Oldbury Power Station environs today. At Willsbridge Large Red Damselfly and this year's first Broad-bodied Chaser were both spotted. (Heather England, Donna Harvey)



Blue-tailed and Azure Damselflies | Heather England



Large Red Damselfly and Broad-bodied Chaser | Donna Harvey





Sunday 5th

Large Red and Azure Damselfly at Wickwar today. (Paul Sadley)


Tuesday 7th

An emerging Broad-bodied Chaser at Willsbridge Mill this morning. (Donna Harvey)


Thursday 9th

On the wing today were both Beautiful and Banded Demoiselle at Willsbridge and between Conham and Hanham respectively. (Donna Harvey, Nigel Kempson)


Beautiful Demoiselle | Donna Harvey


Wednesday 15th

From the Oldbury Power Station environs today; Hairy Dragonfly, Four-spotted Chaser, Broad-bodied Chaser, Large Red, Azure and Blue-tailed Damselfly. (Heather England)


Hairy Dragonfly | Heather England


Thursday 16th

The first White-legged Damselfly of the year was noted alongside the R. Avon at Hanham today. (Donna Harvey)


White-legged Damselfly | Donna Harvey


Friday 17th

The first Small Red-eyed Damselfly was reported from Western Distribution, Severn Beach today! Also present was a Four Spotted Chaser. (Peter Bryant)


Saturday 25th

The first Scarce Chaser of the year was spotted along the R. Avon at Willsbridge today and nearby Broad-bodied Chasers were on the wing at Willsbridge Mill. (Donna Harvey)


Scarce Chaser | Donna Harvey


Wednesday 29th

A female Scarce Chaser and a female Broad-bodied Chaser by Siston Brook, Willsbridge today. (Nigel Kempson)


Friday 31st

Common Darter, Emperor, Hairy, Four-spotted and Broad-bodied Chaser plus numerous Damselflies were on show in the Oldbury Power Station environs today! (Heather England)


Common Darter | Heather England





Sunday 2nd

An Emperor on Chipping Sodbury Common. Emperor, Four-spotted Chaser, Broad-bodied Chaser plus Common, Azure, Blue-tailed, and Large Red Damselflies at Kingsgate Park, Yate. (Mark Coller)