Dragonflies of Northamptonshire

Downy Emerald Cordulia aenea in Northamptonshire

2+ Downy Emerald Cordulia aenea were seen by a pond at Yardley Chase on 4 June 2006.

A male was seen holding territory at regular intervals during the day. The only previous county record was at Yardley Chase 10 years ago.

Photographs of a Downy Emerald Cordulia aenea taken at Yardley Chase Northamtonshire on 4 June 2006.

Photograph of a Downy Emerald Cordulia aenea ovipositing at Yardley Chase Northamtonshire on 24 June 2006.