Several new species for Steve Powell's Dragonfly list.
|Blue-eye / Goblet-marked (Erythromma lindenii).|
|Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathinerum).|
|Small Red-eyed (Erythromma viridulum).|
|An exuvia of either Blue / Common (Anax imperator) or Lesser Emperor (Anax parthenope).|
We arrived at the small pool near Salinas and straight away we added a couple of Western Willow Spreadwings (Lestres viridis) which were stuck low down in the Juncus along side the stream. Here we also saw the first of many Epaulet (Orthetrum chrysostigma), Southern (Orthetrum brunneum) and Keeled Skimmers (Orthetrum coerulescens), more Small Spreadwings, Broad Scarlets and a couple of Dainty Damselflies (Coenagrion scitulum). Birds here included Jackdaw (Grajilla / Corvus monedula), Rock Pigeon (Paloma Bravia / Columba livia), Rock Sparrow (Gorrión Chillón / Petronia petronia), Red-rumped Swallow (Golondrina Dáurica / Hirudo daurica), Woodchat Shrike (Alcaudón Común / Lanius senator), Serin (Verdecillo / Serinus serinus), Mistle Thrush (Zorzal Charlo / Turdus viscivorus) and Common Kestrel (Cernicalo Vulgar / Falco tinnunculus).