Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Still Down at Mill

The mill at Brighstone village has for some years ceased to function and is now converted to residential homes.However I am glad to say that the Banded Demoiselles are still occupying the banks of the mill stream,
Perhaps June is the best time to see them,particularly the stunning male which can be seen patrolling its territory flitting up and down his stretch of  the stream.
Behaviour is very similar to the Beautiful Demoiselle and they can sometimes be found together if the conditions are right.Normally,however the Banded prefer a slower flowing watercourse.
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