Willow Emerald damselfly, Ferry Meadows COP, Cambs

I found these with Chris Park and Chris Rawlinson of the Nene Park, and they are apparently new for the country park, which is pleasing. The males are the skinny ones with the curved, grasping tail-end apparatus and the females are chunkier with more o...


I found these with Chris Park and Chris Rawlinson of the Nene Park, and they are apparently new for the country park, which is pleasing. The males are the skinny ones with the curved, grasping tail-end apparatus and the females are chunkier with more of a stiff ovipoisitor for inserting eggs in the bark of willow.