Dragonfly records

Odonata at Netherfield Lagoons

Banded Demoiselle Calopteryx splendens Common. Breeds regularly along the river in good numbers.
Emerald Damselfly Lestes sponsa Scarce. Small population around the gravel pits.
Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphala Uncommon vagrant.
Azure Damselfly Coenagrion puella Uncommon. Small population around the gravel pits.
Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma cyathigerum Abundant. Breeds throughout site.
Red-eyed Damselfly Erythroma najas Common. Strong population on gravel pits.
Small Red-eyed Damselfly Erythroma viridulum Uncommon. Small population around the gravel pits.
Blue-tailed Damselfly Ishnura elegans Abundant. Breeds throughout site.
Hairy Dragonfly Brachytron pratense Fairly common. Breeds around Small Gravel Pit and Willow Pond.
Southern Hawker Aeshna cyanea Regular. Breeds in ditches along Lower Path and Boundary Hedge.
Brown Hawker Aeshna grandis Common. Breeds throughout site.
Migrant Hawker Aeshna mixta Common. Breeds throughout site.
Emperor Anax imperator Common. Breeds throughout site.
Lesser Emperor Anax parthenope Two records
Broad-bodied Chaser Libellula depressa Uncommon. Breeds in new dragonfly pits.
Four-spotted Chaser Libellula quadrimaculata Common. Breeds in gravel pits and Wader Scrape.
Black-tailed Skimmer Orthetrum cancellatum Common. Breeds in gravel pits and Wader Scrape.
Black Darter Sympetrum danae One record of a vagrant in 2015.
Ruddy Darter Sympetrum sanguineum Fairly Common. Breeds around gravel pits and new dragonfly pits.
Common Darter Sympetrum striolatum Common. Breeds throughout site.