Common Centaury - many thanks for the identification help Debs.
Spent a good few hours after work just mooching around the commons. Lots of dragonfly and damselfly activity but bird-wise very quiet. Yet another Reed Warbler was singing on Orcombe Point earlier. If anyone can put a name to the flowers book-ending this post I'd be very grateful. I know they're common because I've seen a lot of 'em.
Red-veined Darter - immature female I think. At least seven immature RVDs found this afternoon.
RVD - presume this is an immature male starting to redden up.
Common Darter - an immature female I think.
There's been a noticeable increase in Red Admiral numbers over the last few days. I've seen plenty of Silver Ys too. Moth trap will be out tonight...
Large Red Damselfly