Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Cothill fen & Parsonage moor Reserves, 16th June

Spent an hour at these reserves this afternoon to check the Dragonflies and Damselflies out.

 Female Small red damselfly

 Female Common blue damselfly

 Male Southern damselfly

 Male Southern damselfly

 Narrow leaved marsh orchid

 Common spotted orchid
Dragonflies/Damselflies seen today:-

Large red damselfly
Small red damselfly 15+ inc Male & Females
Common blue damselfly
Southern damselfly 8+
Four spotted chaser
Keeled skimmer 10+ mostly Tenerals but 1 adult male
Common darter 1

Narrow leaved, Common spotted and Southern marsh orchids seen.


  1. Hi Wayne, thanks to you and your wonderfully informative blog, I saw my first Smooth Snake at Great Ovens today, cheers, Geoff Wyatt.

  2. Hi Geoff,Glad your enjoying my Blog and well done for finding a Smooth snake!