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Female Ruddy Darter Dragonfly?

Observed: 16th August 2012 By: Thomas _J_PlantThomas _J_Plant’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Saw this dragonfly on Handa Island on the 16th of Aug. I couldn't find a matching description for it in any of the ID books I have, is it a female Ruddy Darter? can anyone help?

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Syrphus's picture

Only two Sympetrum are

Only two Sympetrum are expected in NW Sutherland, danae and striolatum (incl. 'nigrescens'). Both are common.

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TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.

Thomas _J_Plant's picture

Thank you!

Thank you both, that was really helpful. I don't think I would of been able to work it out myself. Cheers again.