Guard duty

Male Four-spotted Chasers don’t hover much – they tend to spend their time alternately chasing about after females and rivals, and perching on favoured stems or leaves from which they can keep watch for females or rivals entering their territory. … Continued

Ten for ten

These days I quite often find myself wondering if it might be time to reassess some of my life choices… but never when I’m out photographing Odonata. Realising this morning that my ten-year blipversary coincided with a warm and sunny … Continued


A couple of weeks ago I posted my first Beautiful Demoiselle of the season, from the feeder stream in the Heart of England Forest at Barton. Today I went back and saw several mature specimens of both sexes, though only … Continued