Emerald Damselfly

A male Emerald Damselfly (Lestes sponsa) on pond side reeds. Two different views, showing how this damselfly may sometimes appear as a beautiful bronze colour. Also note how this damselfly holds its wings out at 45 degrees when resting, most damselflies fold their wings at rest. The male develops the blue coating (pruinescence) on his […]

Emerald Damselfly

Quick Tips for Wildlife Watching and Photography

Tips – Introduction Here are a few tips for anyone setting out to enjoy spotting wildlife and perhaps hoping to take a few photographs too. It is not intended as an exhaustive guide, just something to set you off on a helpful track. Oh, and there’s an amusing yet illustrative anecdote that I’ve included. The […]

Quick Tips for Wildlife Watching and Photography