Emerald damselfly on reed, Baggeridge Country Park

Emerald damselfly on reed, Baggeridge Country Park

Emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), resting on a reed stem by a small pond in Baggeridge Country Park. Often, though not here, rests with its wings spread at 45 degrees to its body. Status is “locally common”, but this was my first ever sighting of one

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