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Damselfly  Common Blue Damselfly

Common Blue Damselfly - Photo  Copyright 2003 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

UK Safari Tip:
Damselflies are much easier to photograph early in the morning. Once they warm up in the sun they are difficult to approach.

Latin name: Enallagma cyathigerum

Size: Wingspan approximately 40mms.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Months seen: May to September.

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, rivers and streams.

Food: Small flying insects.

Special features: The female can be a dull green colour.

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Photo of a Female Common Blue Damselfly
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  2006 G. Bradley. All Rights Reserved