Damsels in Delight

The sun burned down on the Lake bringing out the Damselflies in force
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Most were Common Blues and there were dozens in the air at a time
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There were more males than females so courting couples were often shadowed by a gooseberry
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There were quite a few Large Reds as well
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An enterprising spider had strung a web to ensnare a few
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Eggs were deposited
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and much fun was had by all
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The Chaser was back
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and then there were two males in the air with a bit of competitive buzzing as the female arrived
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A brief mid air mating and then she was busy dabbing eggs on to the water surface
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Meanwhile Dinah was resting. She is supposedly in pig – due in a week – but we will believe that when it happens
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The Field Mice have not had difficulting reproducing
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