Odonata in North Merseyside

Calyopteryx virgo, Cumbria (Ben Deed)

The Beautiful Demoiselle, Calopteryx virgo, is a Damselfly native to the UK and occurs in Cheshire and Cumbria. However, there are currently no verified records of this species for North Merseyside (see The LCFS 'The Dragonflies of Lancashire and North Merseyside', 2015 for further info).

All Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies) are considered local conservation priority species particular where there are locally significant breeding sites.

Introduction to Dragonflies

At World Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EN
Attendance free but booking is essential.

An introduction to the identification, ecology and survey techniques used for recording dragonflies - including the identification of dragonfly exuviae. Plus a field visit later in the month. With Tony Parker in association with the Biodiverse Society.
For further information & booking contact Catherine Haddon

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