The dragonfly season is already under way, although here I still haven’t seen any dragonflies and damselflies in the south of the country. It’s time to prepare though, as during May, several species emerge from their larval stages and are most likely to be encountered around ponds and wetlands. These are four species worth keeping your eyes open for as you visit suitable sites in and around Hull.
1. Large Red Damselfly, Pyrrhrosoma nymphula
The earliest flying damselfly is usually the…