The long awaited new Atlas of Dragonflies in Britain and Ireland was published on 28th May 2014. This full colour, hardback book (280 pages) from the British Dragonfly Society maps the distribution of all 56 species of damselfly and dragonfly in Britain and Ireland. It can be purchased for £32 + p & p from our own Shop, the FSC website and all good bookshops.
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Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma cyathigerum lives up to its name by being widespread and occurring in very large numbers, sometimes in thousands, at favoured sites. There are several rather similar species so it is worth looking at blue-black damselflies quite closely as they are not all Common Blues. Have a look at Identification Help under Dragonflies in the bar above to help separate the similar species.