Insects dutifully turned up…
Pond Skaters, Water Boatmen, Diving Beetles, and small shiny things that zoom round in circles.
We read “Libellula depressa is often the first dragonfly to colonise new habitats such as newly created ponds” so this is the first… others to follow?
We read ” When a female enters a male’s territory the male will fly up and grab the female. Mating occurs on the wing and the pair are in tandem for only a brief period, often less than a minute”