Beautiful Demoiselle Calopteryx virgo (Linn.)

 

Locally common.

Fast-flowing streams and rivers, often through moorland.

Usually late May to mid-August.




2017.08.07 Hampshire New Forest, Crockford Stream 8 Riley, Adrian
2017.08.06 Surrey Hutchinson's Bank 1 UK Butterflies
2017.08.01 Sussex Woods Mill 2+ Sussex BC
2017.07.20 Cornwall Menadarva/Bell Lake 10 BDS 
2017.07.13 Hampshire Castle Bottom NR several Hants & IOW BC
2017.07.13 Hampshire Havant Thicket 3 Hants & IOW BC
2017.07.06 Hampshire New Forest, Crockford Stream many BDS 
2017.07.04 Hampshire Slop Bog 1 Jenkins, Gareth 
2017.06.21 Cambridgeshire Wodwalton Fen 1 Reynolds, Alan
2017.06.20 Lancashire Low Low Wood (R. Winster) several BDS
2017.06.19 Devon Lower Brucklands Ponds 2 BDS
2017.06.18 Devon Tidcombe Fen 3 Whittlesey, Roger
2017.06.13 Sussex Mill Hill a few Sussex BC
2017.06.11 Devon Seaton Marshes a few BDS
2017.06.11 Somerset Aller Moor a few BDS
2017.06.01 Sussex Knepp Wildland many Sussex BC
2017.06.01 Kent Sissinghurst 20 BDS
2017.05.26 Cornwall Red River, Camborne 9 BDS
2017.05.25 Cornwall Windmill Farm NR 4 BDS
2017.05.21 Isle of Wight Shalfleet Stream 100+ BDS
2017.05.02 Isle of Wight Shalfleet Stream 3 BDS
2017.04.19 Hampshire Testwood Lakes  1  BDS 
2017.04.19 Worcestershire Kidderminster (R. Stour)  1+  BDS