A Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies

Sussex is home to some beautiful dragonfly and damselfly species. James Duncan shows us how to identify different species, tips on where to see them and shares amazing facts about the life-cycles of these impressive insects.

These short talks are free, but donations to support our nature conservation work are welcome.

Part 1: Facts and figures about Dragonflies

Learn some great facts about the fascinating lifecycle of these insects

Part 2: The Differences between Dragonflies and Damselflies

Learn about the different groups of dragonfly and damselfly and key identification features


Part 3: Identifying our most commonly seen Dragonflies

Learn about the commoner dragonfly species to be found in Sussex


Part 4: Identifying our most commonly seen Damselflies

Learn about the commoner damselfly species to be found in Sussex