Back on Pevensey Levels, the number of dragonflies on the wing has been increasing. The Hairy Dragonfly (Brachytrons pratense) is probably reaching peak numbers now and there has been a noticeable increase in the emergence of Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata), including several examples of the variant form praenubila.
Hairy Dragonfly (Brachytron pratense) (mating pair)
Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata) (female, form praenubila)
Four-spotted Chaser (L.quadrimaculata) (male, form praenubila)
Emperor Dragonfly (Anax imperator) (female)