Broad-bodied is Beautiful

Meanwhile our faithful broad-bodied chaser dragonflies were busy making themselves at home in our new meadowmat flowers in the west facing Old Rose Garden…

Broad bodied chaser dragonfly basking on red campion
Broad bodied chaser dragonfly basking on red campion

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