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Citizen Scientists Reveal Stark Decline of the Enigmatic Common Clubtail Dragonfly

Common Clubtail - Gomphus vulgatissimus - by Christophe BrochardThe results of the biggest Dragonfly citizen science project ever to hit Great Britain have revealed the ‘Near Threatened’ Common Clubtail is absent on many of the surveyed rivers. However, there was also a ray of hope as the species was spotted for the first time in Devon. 

Clubtail Count 2017 - guest blog by Genevieve Dalley

Join the quest for this elusive dragonfly!  The Common Clubtail Dragonfly is a near threatened species restricted to a handful of unpolluted, slow flowing rivers in England and Wales. We desperately need to understand the population size and distribution of this dragonfly to conserve it.  Read more...

Shropshire Club Tail Survey - guest blog by Genevieve Dalley

Gomphus vulgatissimus. Photo: David KitchingThe British Dragonfly Society is excited to share with you the opportunity to get involved in the hunt for the elusive Common Club-tail Dragonfly!

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