UK Safari Home Page
   A Website for Anyone Interested in the
   Wildlife and Countryside of Britain

Nature Photo

 Home | Animals + Nature | Nature Shop | Photography | Members Area | Latest News | Advertise | E-Cards


 

Free Newsletter

NewsletterSent to you
by e-mail

Simply enter your details and hit the send button
more info

Your name

e-mail address  



Search
 

First Visit?
Click Here


Explore More


Links
Advertise
Terms of Use
Contributors
About Us
Contact Us


 

Go back Go Back  |  Bookmark Add to Favourites  |  Print Page Print Page  | E-Mail Us Tell us what you think of this page

Dragonfly  Golden-Ringed Dragonfly

Golden-Ringed Dragonfly - Photo  Copyright 2003 Gary Bradley Photo: G. Bradley

UK Safari Tip:
Need help identifying dragonflies? Try this beautifully illustrated fold out ID chart - click here

Latin name: Cordulegaster boltonii

Size: Wingspan approximately 90mms.

Distribution: Found in some parts of the U.K. Absent from Ireland, east Scotland and the Midlands.

Months seen: May to September.

Habitat: Prefers flowing streams. Often seen away from water over heaths and moorland.

Food: Flying insects.

Special features: This is one of our largest dragonflies. Its green eyes and black body marked with gold rings differentiate it from any other species.


Track Down More Info

UK Safari Dragonfly Section
Golden-Ringed Exuviae
UK Safari Damselfly Section








  2006 G. Bradley. All Rights Reserved