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Odonata tour of the Brenne/Vienne
Since 2009 Naturetrek have run a specialist tour to the Brenne/Vienne - Naturetrek/dragonflies/Brenne/Vienne
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L. melanocephalus 1st-winter
 

L. melanocephalus 2nd-winter
 

L. melanocephalus ad-winter
 
15/3/2019 - SPAIN/FRANCE; Larus gulls update - 9 photos

Booted Eagle | Hieraaetus pennatus
 

Tõnn... Greater Spotted Eagle | Aquila clanga | adult (male)
 

Ring Ouzel | Turdus torquatus ssp. alpestris | fem/imm
 

Common Crossbill | Loxia curvirostra | male
 

Black-bellied Sandgrouse | Pterocles orientalis
 

Little Bittern | Ixobrychus minutus | male
 

Tõnn... Greater Spotted Eagle | Aquila clanga | adult (male)
 

Golden Eagle | Aquila chrysaetos | 1st-year
 

Brown-necked Raven | Corvus ruficollis | adult
 

Richard's Pipit | Anthus richardi
 
9/3/2019 - Trip report updates - Petrola steppes, Spain, in winter (updated 1/2018) - Balsa de Zolina, Spain, in winter (updated 1/2019) - Eastern Almeria, Spain, in winter (updated 3/2019) - Southern Costa Blanca, Spain, in winter (updated 3/2019) - Southern Costa Blanca, Spain, in winter - Species list (updated 3/2019). New/updated albums Flickr

Greylag Goose (Anser anser), Oie cendree
 

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) M
 

Greylag Goose (Anser anser), Oie cendree
 

Platalea leucorodia
 

Platalea leucorodia 1W
 

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta), Canard pilet
 

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) M, Canard pilet
 

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) Ad
 
6/3/2019 - New gallery Oies en vol. Local winter birding - 44 photos

Black-throated Diver (Gavia arctica), Plongeon arctique 1W
 

Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata), Plongeon catmarin 1W
 
18/2/19 - Local Loon-fest - 5 photos

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) Ad-W
 

Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) M, Canard souchet
 

Elanus caeruleus Ad
 
18/2/2019 - Local winter birding - 15 photos

Buteo buteo juv
 

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) F
 

L. minutus 1st-winter
 

L. minutus 1st-winter
 
11/1/2019 - Local winter birding - 25 photos

Elanus caeruleus Ad
 

Elanus caeruleus Ad
 

Platalea leucorodia
 

Platalea leucorodia
 

Platalea leucorodia Ad
 

Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) M, Canard souchet
 
5/1/2019 - New gallery Spatule blanche. Local winter birding - 45 photos

L. michahellis 3rd-winter
 
11/12/18 - Local winter birding - 16 photos

Circus aeruginosus 'type female'
 

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta), Canard pilet
 

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) Ad-W
 
27/11/18 - Autumn birds - 25 photos

Réserve naturelle de l’étang des Landes, Creuse, France
 
25/11/18 - New article Réserve naturelle de l’étang des Landes, Creuse, France

Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus) M-1W
 

Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
 

Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus) F
 

Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
 
25/11/18 - Late summer birds - 9 photos

Gasteruption jaculator F
 

Variegated cuckoo-bee sp. Epeolus fallax
 

Great Green Bush-cricket (Tettigonia viridissima) M
 
21/11/18 - Last of the summer insects - 27 photos

Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
 

Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) F-type
 

Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) M
 

Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
 
10/11/18 - Late summer birds, etc - 25 photos

Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura pumilio) M
 

Ruddy Darter (Sympetrum sanguineum) F
 

Scarlet Darter (Crocothemis erythraea) F
 

Red-underwing Skipper (Spialia sertorius)
 

Milesia crabroniformis F
 

Aporus unicolor (Purseweb Spider-wasp)
 
31/10/18 - Odonata, insects - 41 photos

Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura pumilio) F
 

Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura pumilio) M
 

Scarce Emerald (Lestes dryas) M
 

Scarce Emerald (Lestes dryas) F
 
23/10/18 - Locally scarce odonata species and other insects - 36 photos

Ischnura elegans M/I. pumilio M
 
22/10/18 - New odonata gallery Similar species collages

Violet Dropwing (Trithemis annulata) male
 
10/10/18 - Two new articles, Tourbières de Vendoire, Dordogne, France and The Dordogne, France

Owlfly sp. Libelloides longicornis
 

Southern Skimmer (Orthetrum brunneum) M
 
17/9/18 - Odonata, insects - 7 photos

Ischnura elegans F 'rufescens-obsoleta'/I. pumilio F
 

Small Emerald (Lestes virens) M
 

Lestes sponsa/Lestes dryas M
 

Lestes sponsa/Lestes dryas M
 

Bembix rostrata (Crabronidae)
 
10/9/18 - New odonata collages and other insects - 39 photos

Yellow-spotted Emerald (Somatochlora flavomaculata) M
 

Dainty Damselfly (Coenagrion scitulum) M
 

Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata) M
 

Keeled Skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens) M
 
29/8/18 - Odonata, insects - 42 photos

Emperor (Anax imperator) F
 

Scarce Chaser (Libellula fulva) M
 

Scarce Chaser (Libellula fulva) M
 

Habrocampulum biguttatum
 

Dainty Damselfly (Coenagrion scitulum) M-ten
 
15/8/18 - Spring/summer insects - 35 photos

14/8/18 - News, Trip Reports, etc fully revised and updated, including all links. Site updated for use on mobile devices

Amblyteles armatorius M
 

Broad-bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa) F
 

Dagger fly sp. Empis tessellata M
 

Eristalis arbustorum (Plain-faced Dronefly) M
 
29/7/18 - Spring odonata and insects - 32 photos

Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) M
 

Downy Emerald (Cordulia aenea) M
 

Emperor (Anax imperator) M-ten
 

Emperor (Anax imperator) M-ten
 
27/7/18 - Spring odonata, insects and birds - 31 photos

Emperor Moth (Saturnia pavonia) F
 

Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)
 
11/5/18 - First spring insects and new gallery Exuviae - 15 photos