Dragonflies to watch for in June

This is the second instalment of the dragonflies that are likely to be observed in Hull, with four species to look for in June.

5. Broad-bodied Chaser, Libellula depressa. Flight period from Mid May to mid August, peaking in June. Both sexes have dark markings in the base or each wing and a distinctive, flattered abdomen. Mature males have a pale blue abdomen with side yellow spots. They are very territorial and patrol their territory, chasing intruders and regularly perching in favourite…

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