Monday, May 11, 2009

Wednesday: Dragonfly excursion!

For those of you who are interested, there is a possibility to participate in a dragonfly excursion on Wednesday, instead of our regular lab-meeting. Because of nice weather, I think we should skip lab-meetings from now, and instead spend time in the field (or lab, if we need to).

However, those of you who can are welcome at Stensoffa Ecological Field Station at 09.00 on Wednesday. If you go by your own car, you can decide to go back when ever you want (e. g. after a few hours), but I will probably spend more or less the whole day in the field visiting my census plots for the Official Dragonfly Census in Skåne that has just taken off and will run for the next five years. This is an excellent opportunity for those of you who wish to learn how to identify dragonflies. Everybody are welcome to book one or several census plots (5 x 5 km), which can be done by contacting these persons, and no special expertise is needed.

In case you cannot arrange transportation, there is also the opportunity to take the bus to Dalby and go with me, or send me an e-mail (erik.

Quizz of the week: Which species of odonate is shown above?


  1. ooohhhh I think I know this one.

    Black-tailed skimmer, Orthetrum cancellatum (Male)

  2. Good call, dude! What you said.