Dragonfly Sightings in 2018 (Species: 35)
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Date Species Place Count
15th Nov Black Percher Extremadura, Spain 1
  Broad Scarlet Extremadura, Spain 2
  Epaulet Skimmer Extremadura, Spain 5+
  Red-veined Darter Extremadura, Spain 21
  Southern Migrant Hawker Extremadura, Spain 2+
13th Nov Common Darter Extremadura, Spain 2
  Southern Migrant Hawker Extremadura, Spain 3+
  Western Willow Spreadwing Extremadura, Spain 1
12th Nov Common Darter Extremadura, Spain 1
  Southern Migrant Hawker Extremadura, Spain 1+
  Western Willow Spreadwing Extremadura, Spain 1
31st Oct Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 11
10th Oct Common Darter Otmoor, Oxon 40+
  Migrant Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 6
7th Oct Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1
30th Sep Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 4
27th Sep Common Darter Chimney Meadows, Oxon 7
24th Sep Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 20
  Migrant Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 11
  Southern Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
9th Sep Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1
  Migrant Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 5
  Ruddy Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1
  Southern Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
6th Sep Common Darter Otmoor, Oxon 8+
  Migrant Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 13+
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 7+
5th Sep Migrant Hawker Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 1
4th Sep Brown Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 10
  Common Darter Radley Lakes, Oxon 26+
  Emperor Dragonfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Migrant Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 6
  Ruddy Darter Radley Lakes, Oxon 13+
  Southern Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
2nd Sep Brown Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
  Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 6
  Migrant Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 12
  Southern Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1
30th Aug Common Blue Damselfly Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1
  Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
  Migrant Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 8
28th Aug Brown Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
  Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 23+
  Migrant Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 11+
  Southern Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 2
25th Aug Brown Hawker Standlake Common, Oxon 3
  Common Blue Damselfly Standlake Common, Oxon 13
  Common Darter Standlake Common, Oxon 4
  Migrant Hawker Standlake Common, Oxon 4
  Red-eyed Damselfly Standlake Common, Oxon 1♀
  Ruddy Darter Standlake Common, Oxon 2
  Southern Hawker Standlake Common, Oxon 1
20th Aug Blue-tailed Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Brown Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Common Darter Otmoor, Oxon 10
  Migrant Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 9
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 25
  Southern Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 2
16th Aug Common Darter Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 3
  Migrant Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 5
  Southern Hawker Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon 1
14th Aug Migrant Hawker Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 1
6th Aug Brown Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 5
  Common Darter Otmoor, Oxon 20+
  Migrant Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 50+
5th Aug Black-tailed Skimmer Radley Lakes, Oxon 3
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 2
  Brown Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 9
  Common Darter Radley Lakes, Oxon 10+
  Common Spreadwing Radley Lakes, Oxon 2♂,1♀
  Migrant Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 3
  Red-eyed Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 4
  Ruddy Darter Radley Lakes, Oxon 20+
  Southern Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
31st Jul Brown Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 6
  Brown Hawker Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 3
  Common Darter Otmoor, Oxon 6
  Common Darter Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 4
  Common Spreadwing Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Emperor Dragonfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Migrant Hawker Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 20+
  Ruddy Darter Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 30+
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 50+
  Southern Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 3
  Southern Hawker Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
30th Jul Migrant Hawker Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 1
  Southern Hawker Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 1
26th Jul Migrant Hawker Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 1
24th Jul Common Blue Damselfly Vercors Natural Park, France
23rd Jul Black-tailed Skimmer Vercors Natural Park, France
  Emperor Dragonfly Vercors Natural Park, France
17th Jul Black-tailed Skimmer Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 12+
  Brown Hawker Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 5
  Common Darter Radley Lakes, Oxon 2
  Common Spreadwing Radley Lakes, Oxon 2♂,1♀
  Emperor Dragonfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Four-spotted Chaser Radley Lakes, Oxon 1
  Red-eyed Damselfly Radley Lakes, Oxon 14+
  Ruddy Darter Radley Lakes, Oxon 2
12th Jul Blue-tailed Damselfly Parsonage Moor, Oxon 3
  Common Blue Damselfly Parsonage Moor, Oxon 2
  Keeled Skimmer Cothill Fen, Oxon 4♂,1♀
  Keeled Skimmer Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 3♂,3♀
  Keeled Skimmer Parsonage Moor, Oxon 15♂,4♀
  Large Red Damselfly Parsonage Moor, Oxon 2
  Ruddy Darter Cothill Fen, Oxon 2♂
  Small Red Damselfly Parsonage Moor, Oxon 6♂,2♀
  Small Red Damselfly Cothill Fen, Oxon 1♂,1♀
  Southern Damselfly Cothill Fen, Oxon 3♂
  Southern Damselfly Parsonage Moor, Oxon 9♂,3♀
10th Jul Black-tailed Skimmer Greenham Common, Berks 10
  Black-tailed Skimmer Crookham Common, Berks 9
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Greenham Common, Berks 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Crookham Common, Berks 20
  Common Blue Damselfly Greenham Common, Berks 15
  Common Darter Greenham Common, Berks 1
  Emperor Dragonfly Fence Wood, Berks 2
  Emperor Dragonfly Crookham Common, Berks 2
  Emperor Dragonfly Greenham Common, Berks 4
  Four-spotted Chaser Crookham Common, Berks 2
  Migrant Hawker Fence Wood, Berks 2
  Red-eyed Damselfly Crookham Common, Berks 6
  Small Red-eyed Damselfly Crookham Common, Berks 10
9th Jul Brown Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 5+
  Common Darter Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Emperor Dragonfly Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 75+
7th Jul Black-tailed Skimmer Besselsleigh Wood, Oxon 1
  Brown Hawker Besselsleigh Wood, Oxon 3
  Common Darter Besselsleigh Wood, Oxon 1
  Ruddy Darter Besselsleigh Wood, Oxon 2
4th Jul Southern Hawker Aston Rowant NNR, Oxon 1
3rd Jul Common Darter Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 1
2nd Jul Beautiful Demoiselle Bernwood Forest, Bucks 1♂
  Black-tailed Skimmer Bernwood Forest, Bucks 2
  Brown Hawker Bernwood Forest, Bucks 4
  Emperor Dragonfly Bernwood Forest, Bucks 6
  Ruddy Darter Bernwood Forest, Bucks 6
1st Jul Black-tailed Skimmer Silchester Common, Hants 3
  Brown Hawker Fence Wood, Berks 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Silchester Common, Hants 9
  Common Goldenring Silchester Common, Hants 1♂,1♀
  Emperor Dragonfly Silchester Common, Hants 7
  Emperor Dragonfly Fence Wood, Berks 2
29th Jun Emperor Dragonfly Garden, Abingdon, Oxon 1
28th Jun Black Darter Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 9
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Myers Allotment, Lancashire 1
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Leighton Moss, Lancashire 2
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 1
  Brown Hawker Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 1
  Brown Hawker Myers Allotment, Lancashire 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Myers Allotment, Lancashire 6
  Common Blue Damselfly Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 50+
  Common Blue Damselfly Leighton Moss, Lancashire 2
  Emperor Dragonfly Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 2
  Four-spotted Chaser Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 50+
  Large Red Damselfly Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 8
  Southern Hawker Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria 2
27th Jun Black-tailed Skimmer Gait Barrows NNR, Lancashire 3
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Gait Barrows NNR, Lancashire 1
  Brown Hawker Gait Barrows NNR, Lancashire 1
  Common Blue Damselfly Gait Barrows NNR, Lancashire 6
26th Jun Black-tailed Skimmer Leighton Moss, Lancashire 20+
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Leighton Moss, Lancashire 6
  Brown Hawker Leighton Moss, Lancashire 2
  Common Blue Damselfly Leighton Moss, Lancashire 50+
  Keeled Skimmer Corney Fell, Cumbria 1♀
25th Jun Beautiful Demoiselle Eskdale, Cumbria 1♂,1♀
  Common Goldenring Eskdale, Cumbria 1
  Keeled Skimmer Eskdale, Cumbria 2♀
  Large Red Damselfly Eskdale, Cumbria 6
24th Jun Beautiful Demoiselle Wasdale, Cumbria 2♂
  Common Goldenring Wasdale, Cumbria 3♂
  Keeled Skimmer Irton Fell, Cumbria 2♂,1♀
  Keeled Skimmer Wasdale, Cumbria 13♂,1♀
  Large Red Damselfly Wasdale, Cumbria 1
  Southern Hawker Irton Pike, Cumbria 1
23rd Jun Common Blue Damselfly Meathop Moss, Cumbria 10+
  Four-spotted Chaser Meathop Moss, Cumbria 1
  Keeled Skimmer Meathop Moss, Cumbria 1♀
  Large Red Damselfly Meathop Moss, Cumbria 15+
21st Jun Azure Damselfly Whelford Pools, Glos 10
  Banded Demoiselle Whelford Pools, Glos 3♂
  Black-tailed Skimmer Whelford Pools, Glos 2♂,2♀
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Whelford Pools, Glos 7
  Common Blue Damselfly Whelford Pools, Glos 100+
  Common Darter Whelford Pools, Glos 1 ten
  Emperor Dragonfly Whelford Pools, Glos 2♂,1♀
  Four-spotted Chaser Whelford Pools, Glos 8
  Red-eyed Damselfly Whelford Pools, Glos 10
20th Jun Azure Damselfly Standlake Common, Oxon 250+
  Banded Demoiselle Standlake Common, Oxon 10♂,11♀
  Black-tailed Skimmer Standlake Common, Oxon 3
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Standlake Common, Oxon 1
  Emperor Dragonfly Standlake Common, Oxon 1
18th Jun Azure Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 100+
  Azure Damselfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Azure Damselfly Bernwood Forest, Bucks 1
  Banded Demoiselle Otmoor, Oxon 1♂
  Banded Demoiselle Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1♂
  Beautiful Demoiselle Otmoor, Oxon 1♂
  Beautiful Demoiselle Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1♂
  Black-tailed Skimmer Bernwood Forest, Bucks 4
  Black-tailed Skimmer Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Broad-bodied Chaser Bernwood Forest, Bucks 2♂,1♀
  Brown Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 5
  Brown Hawker Bernwood Forest, Bucks 1
  Common Spreadwing Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Emperor Dragonfly Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Emperor Dragonfly Bernwood Forest, Bucks 4
  Emperor Dragonfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 9
  Four-spotted Chaser Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Four-spotted Chaser Otmoor, Oxon 4
  Hairy Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 2
  Large Red Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 1
  Large Red Damselfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 2
  Ruddy Darter Bernwood Forest, Bucks 1
  Ruddy Darter Otmoor, Oxon 40+
  Ruddy Darter Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 10+
  Southern Hawker Otmoor, Oxon 1
15th Jun Broad-bodied Chaser Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 1♀
  Keeled Skimmer Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 3♂,2♀
  Large Red Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 4
  Southern Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 6
14th Jun Black-tailed Skimmer Aston Rowant NNR, Oxon 1 ten
  Broad-bodied Chaser Aston Rowant NNR, Oxon 1♀
11th Jun Azure Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 1
  Keeled Skimmer Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 1 ten
  Large Red Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 2
  Southern Damselfly Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon 3♂,1♀
10th Jun Banded Demoiselle Barnwell Country Park, Northants 100+
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Broad-bodied Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 2
  Four-spotted Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 2
  Hairy Hawker Barnwell Country Park, Northants 4
  Red-eyed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Scarce Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
8th Jun Azure Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 6+
  Banded Demoiselle Barnwell Country Park, Northants 100+
  Blue-tailed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Broad-bodied Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 1
  Red-eyed Damselfly Barnwell Country Park, Northants 10+
  Scarce Chaser Barnwell Country Park, Northants 8
6th Jun Azure Damselfly Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon 1
  Azure Damselfly Otmoor, Oxon 100+