A small group of us headed out to Drumburgh Moss nature reserve on July 30th on our annual Macro field trip. The trip was timed to coincide with the likely emergence of Black Darter Dragonflies, in which we were not disappointed but there were lots of other insects to peer at and photograph ranging from Damselflies, Butterflies, Moths, Spiders and Shieldbugs not to mention the diminutive but amazing insectivorous Sundew plants. The weather was pleasant and the vegetation had freshened up after some much needed rain.
Black Darter by Alan Walker
Copulating Emerald Damselflies by Tony Marsh
More images from the outing can be seen in the gallery: