Broad-bodied chaser dragonfly

Broad bodied chaser dragonfly perched on reed

In between the summer storms we’ve been having I made a quick dash over the the Norfolk Broads in my first attempt to see a swallowtail butterfly. I had no joy but did see my first broad-bodied chaser dragonfly which was busy egg laying in a pool.

Broad bodied chaser dragonfly perched on reed
Broad bodied chaser dragonfly perched on reed