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Male and female Willow Emerald at Foots Cray Meadows

Despite the overcast and breezy conditions, both a male and a female Willow Emerald Damselfly (Chalcolestes viridis) were seen at Foots Cray Meadows on 27th September by Chris Rose and Wren Rose. These are the second and third sightings in … Continue reading

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Willow Emerald Damselfly has now been found in Bexley

The first known Willow Emerald Damselfly (Chalcolestes viridis)  for Bexley, a male, has been found and photographed at Footscray Meadows today (September 24th) by Ian Stewart, a week after he recorded the species at nearby Ruxley Gravel Pits, which was … Continue reading

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Willow Emerald damselfly found at Ruxley, on Bexley’s doorstep ….

The Willow Emerald Damselfly (Chalcolestes viridis), one of Britain’s newest natural colonist species, has been found and photographed by bicycling birder Ian Stewart at Ruxley Gravel pits on 6th September. The identification, and status as the first record of the species … Continue reading

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