Broad-bodied Chaser Libellula depressa Linn.

Widely distributed in the southern half of Britain.

Favours small ponds (including those in gardens) and ditches.

Usually mid-May to late July.



2017.07.20 Cornwall Menadarva/Bell Lake 1 BDS 
2017.07.07 Essex Long Running, Epping Forest 3 BDS 
2017.07.06 Lincolnshire Nettleton 1+ Lincs BC
2017.07.02 Cardiganshire Cors Caron 5 Jenkins, Gareth 
2017.06.26 Berkshire Bramshill Forest 1 UK Dragonflies 
2017.06.20 Surrey Chobham Common 4 BDS
2017.06.19 Devon Lower Brucklands Ponds 1 BDS
2017.06.19 Essex Benfleet Downs 2 BDS
2017.06.19 Yorkshire Potteric Carr 1 BDS
2017.06.14 Norfolk Strumpshaw Fen 4 Jenkins, Gareth
2017.06.17 Essex Hockley Woods 1 BDS
2017.06.16 Essex Langdon Hills 1 BDS
2017.06.16 Hampshire Bartley Wood 10+BDS
2017.06.17 Norfolk Holt Country Park 1 Riley, Adrian
2017.06.16 Suffolk Lakenheath Fen 2 Riley, Adrian
2017.06.15 Surrey Thursley Common 1 BDS
2017.06.13 Norfolk Bircham Duck Pond 1 Riley, Adrian
2017.06.09 Suffolk Chillesford Forest 1 Suffolk BC
2017.06.04 Suffolk Lopham Fen NR 1 BDS
2017.06.03 Essex Langdon Hills 4 BDS
2017.06.03 Essex Woodham Fen NR 1+ BDS
2017.06.03 Surrey British Wildlife Centre 2 Turner, Jane 
2017.06.01 Devon Bovey Heathfield several BDS
2017.05.28 Norfolk Sculthorpe Common several BDS
2017.05.27 Norfolk Sutton Fen 1+ BDS
2017.05.27 Somerset Priddy3 UK Dragonflies
2017.05.26 Cornwall Red River, Camborne 11 BDS
2017.05.26 Cumbria Leighton Moss 1 Jakeman, Tony
2017.05.26 Suffolk Hollesley Marshes 1 Turner, Jane 
2017.05.26 Surrey Esher Common 1+ BDS
2017.05.26 Surrey Wimbledon Common 1+ BDS
2017.05.25 Cornwall Windmill Farm NR 2 BDS
2017.05.24 Norfolk Syderstone Common 1 Riley, Adrian
2017.05.23 Norfolk Syderstone Common 1 Riley, Adrian
2017.05.21 Isle of Wight Bouldner Forest, Yarmouth 7 BDS
2017.05.21 Sussex Malling Down 1 Sussex BC
2017.05.02 Isle of Wight Brading Marsh NR  1 BDS
2017.04.21 Cornwall Red River NR  1  BDS 
2017.04.18 Pembrokeshire Cresselly garden  2  BDS