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Dragonflies and Damselflies - Your Reader Photographs


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Cher Away
- 113 days ago - theguardian.com
If you spend time along Britain's waterways you're sure to glimpse the iridescent flash of a dragonfly or damselfly - there are 57 species recorded in the UK. Here is a pick of reader photographs



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Ruth S. (314)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 8:36 am
I love to see these little creatures flying around.
 

Heidi Walderra (122)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 9:19 am
Wonderful Pictures.
 

Kit B. (277)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 9:57 am

Thanks Cher for the pictures, seems the note said numbers may be down due to wet weather.
 

Debbie S. (33)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 10:49 am
I love dragonflies and the azure damselfly is absolutely beautiful....another one of natures pollinators and a beautiful gift to us all. Thank you for sharing these beauties with us.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 1:34 pm
beautiful creatures-thanks for the photos
 

marie tc (166)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 2:02 pm
Thanks for the photos stunning
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 2:47 pm
Great photos. Thank you. Nature is wonderful.
 

Kamia T. (66)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 3:21 pm
Noted. Amazing photographs really. We usually get a large number of several species of dragonflies and sliders over the pond every summer. Love them because they keep the mosquito population down. I hope this winter hasn't caused them to disappear.
 

pam w. (191)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 4:19 pm
BEAUTIFUL!
 

Debra Tate (17)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 6:22 pm
Noted! Great photos!
 

Dale O. (189)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 7:00 pm
Marvellous, dragonflies are intensely colourful and fascinating.
 

Edgar Zuim (48)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 7:15 pm
fantastic pics
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (277)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 7:45 pm
Love them Thanks Cher , as you have made my day
 

MelindaAWAY K. (172)
Monday April 7, 2014, 12:37 am
amazing, thankyou.
 

Winn Adams (190)
Monday April 7, 2014, 6:49 am
Wow, thanks
 

Sara P. (53)
Monday April 7, 2014, 7:27 am
Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Monday April 7, 2014, 8:09 pm
I am not sure which dragonflies we have here in AB, but they help to keep the mosquito population down, we always called them "helicopters"..
Thank you for sharing the pictures Cher.
 

Charlie Rush (48)
Tuesday April 8, 2014, 10:46 pm
Years ago, we had a cottage along the Allegheny River, north of Emlenton and Brady's Bend in Pennsylvania. This is the only area, in which I viewed tremendous amounts of dragonflys.
 

Jav R. (0)
Monday July 7, 2014, 8:06 am
Gracias.
 
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