Dragonfly Sightings in 2018 (Species: 26)
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Date Species Place Count
18th Jun Banded Demoiselle Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1♂
  Banded Demoiselle Otmoor, Oxon 1♂
  Beautiful Demoiselle Otmoor, Oxon 1♂
  Beautiful Demoiselle Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1♂
  Common Spreadwing Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Azure Damselfly Bernwood Forest, Bucks 1
  Azure Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 100+
  Azure Damselfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Large Red Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Large Red Damselfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 2
  Brown Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 5
  Brown Hawker Bernwood Forest, Bucks 1
  Southern Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Emperor Dragonfly Bernwood Forest, Bucks 4
  Emperor Dragonfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 9
  Emperor Dragonfly Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Hairy Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Four-spotted Chaser Otmoor, Oxon 4
  Four-spotted Chaser Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Broad-bodied Chaser Bernwood Forest, Bucks 2♂,1♀
  Black-tailed Skimmer Bernwood Forest, Bucks 4
  Black-tailed Skimmer Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Ruddy Darter Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 10+
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 40+
  Ruddy Darter Bernwood Forest, Bucks 1
15th Jun Southern Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 6
  Large Red Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 4
  Broad-bodied Chaser Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 1♀
  Keeled Skimmer Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 3♂,2♀
14th Jun Broad-bodied Chaser Aston Rowant NNR, Oxon 1♀
  Black-tailed Skimmer Aston Rowant NNR, Oxon 1 ten
11th Jun Azure Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 1
  Southern Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 3♂,1♀
  Large Red Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 2
  Keeled Skimmer Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 1 ten
10th Jun Banded Demoiselle Barnwell Country Park, Northants 100+
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Red-eyed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Hairy Hawker Barnwell Country Park, Northants 4
  Four-spotted Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 2
  Broad-bodied Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 2
  Scarce Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
8th Jun Banded Demoiselle Barnwell Country Park, Northants 100+
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Azure Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 6+
  Red-eyed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Broad-bodied Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 1
  Scarce Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 8
6th Jun Banded Demoiselle Otmoor, Oxon 3♂
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Azure Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 100+
  Azure Damselfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Red-eyed Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Large Red Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 8♂
  Brown Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 1♀
  Emperor Dragonfly Otmoor, Oxon 1♂,1♀
  Emperor Dragonfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 5
  Hairy Hawker Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1 ten
  Hairy Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 3♂
  Four-spotted Chaser Otmoor, Oxon 40+
  Black-tailed Skimmer Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Black-tailed Skimmer Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 1 ten
  Ruddy Darter Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1 ten
3rd Jun Broad-bodied Chaser Bentley Wood, Wilts 1♀
2nd Jun Banded Demoiselle Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 20+♂,7+♀
  Banded Demoiselle Standlake Common, Oxon 2♂,5♀
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Standlake Common, Oxon 4
  Common Blue Damselfly Standlake Common, Oxon 250+
  Common Blue Damselfly Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 200+
  Red-eyed Damselfly Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 3
  Red-eyed Damselfly Standlake Common, Oxon 5
  Four-spotted Chaser Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2♂
27th May Common Blue Damselfly Ardley Quarry, Oxon 4
  Common Blue Damselfly Bucknell Wood, Northants 1
26th May Common Blue Damselfly Allotment, Abingdon, Oxon 2
25th May Common Blue Damselfly Allotment, Abingdon, Oxon 2 ten
22nd May Large Red Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 5♂,1♀
20th May Common Blue Damselfly Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 2
18th May Banded Demoiselle Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon 2♂,1♀
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon 3
  Common Blue Damselfly Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon 20+
  Common Blue Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 50+
  Variable Damselfly Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon 3♂,1♀
  Azure Damselfly Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon 5+
  Azure Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 10+
  Red-eyed Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Large Red Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Hairy Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Hairy Hawker Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon 1
  Four-spotted Chaser Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Broad-bodied Chaser Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon 2♂,1♀
15th May Banded Demoiselle Cholsey Marsh, Oxon 5♂,4♀
  Common Blue Damselfly Lardon Chase, Berks 1
14th May Common Blue Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 50+
  Azure Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 100+
  Large Red Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Hairy Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 2♂
  Four-spotted Chaser Otmoor, Oxon 15
13th May Banded Demoiselle Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 6♂,5♀
  Common Blue Damselfly Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
  Azure Damselfly Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
  Hairy Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
  Four-spotted Chaser Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 3
11th May Banded Demoiselle Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1♀
  Azure Damselfly Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 4
  Large Red Damselfly Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1
  Hairy Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1♂
9th May Blue-tailed Damselfly Whelford Pools, Glos 1♂,1♀
  Azure Damselfly Whelford Pools, Glos 20+
  Large Red Damselfly Rodborough Common, Glos 2
  Downy Emerald Whelford Pools, Glos 1
5th May Large Red Damselfly Cors y Llyn NNR, Powys 17
4th May Large Red Damselfly Cors y Llyn NNR, Powys 1
1st May Large Red Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 1
15th Mar Saharan Blue-tailed Damselfly Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 1♂
  Emperor Dragonfly Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 1♂
  Epaulet Skimmer Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 2♀
14th Mar Emperor Dragonfly Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 2
13th Mar Saharan Blue-tailed Damselfly Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
  Emperor Dragonfly Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 1
  Broad Scarlet Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 1♂,1♀
  Violet Dropwing Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 2♂,1♀
12th Mar Saharan Blue-tailed Damselfly Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
11th Mar Southern Migrant Hawker Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 1
10th Mar Emperor Dragonfly Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 1♂
  Epaulet Skimmer Fuerteventura, Canary Islands 1♀