Publications

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City of Dragons 2019 Report

A 2019 survey of Dragonflies and Damselflies in Hull.

Co-ordinated by Africa Gómez and Richard Shillaker.

Published 2020

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Dragonflies of South-east Yorkshire

An Atlas of the Dragonflies of VC61 South-east Yorkshire

Published 2013

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The Dragonflies of Strensall and Foxglove Covert

The Dragonflies of Strensall and Foxglove Covert

 

A Guide to the Dragonflies that can be found at these two sites.

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Skimmer Magazine

Only available to members and is password protected, so why not join the group now. Annual membership is only £5 for individuals and represents excellent value and allows access to the groups field trips.

2019 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chair
Recorders Reports
Skipwith Field Trip Report
Dragonflies of Sardinia
Yorkshire Dew Ponds
Worlds End Conservation Management
Where to Observe Odonata at Spurn
Recorders Needed for Hull City Dragonflies
Dragonflies of Lincolnshire
New Dragonflies of Lesbos
Upcoming Events

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2018 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chair
Recorders Reports 2017
Upcoming Events for 2018
Field Trips and Events Summary 2017
Colonisation of New Water Areas
Unusual Interaction between a Darter and a Skimmer
Dragonflies at Dawn
The Migrant Hawker Unusual Life History
Watcher’s Watch
Wandering Glider

 

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2017 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chair
Field Trips and Events 2016
Banded Demoiselles at Claxton Norfolk
2017 Field Trips and Events
Dragonflies a la Francais
Dragonflies and Shopping – a Brief Update
Recorders Reports 2016
A Review of Odonata at Thorpe Marsh 1983 to 2016
Blue-tailed Damselfly as Predator and Prey
Return Visit to Brittany 2016
Timble Ings
North Cave Wetlands YWT Reserve
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2016 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chairskimmer16cover
Field Trips and Events – 2015 Summary
Events and Field Trips 2016
Shopping for Dragonflies
Dragonflies on a Brittany Canal
VC61 South-east Yorkshire Report
VC62 & VC65 North-west & North-east Yorkshire Report
VC63 South-west Yorkshire Report
VC64 Mid-west Yorkshire Report
Demoiselles in Poetry
A guide to on-line recording using iRecord
Sri Lanka

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2015 Skimmer Magazine (Free Sample)

Notes from the Chairskimmer15cover
Field Trips and Events – 2014 Summary
Events and Field Trips 2015
Dragonflies & Wildlife in North Cyprus Sep/Oct 2014
Ponds away from home
How Many Damselflies?
Red-veined Darters at Spurn 2014
And we think Emperors are big …………..!
Recorders Reports
Broomfleet Washlands
Guide to Chalk Rivers of England
Recorders’ Day 2015 Saturday 14th March 2015

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2014 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chairskimmer14cover
Field Trips and Events – 2013 Summary
Events and Field Trips 2014
Corfu, Dragonflies and Wildlife, September 2013
Environmental DNA (eDNA): a new detection technique
Whitefaces
VC61 South-east Yorkshire Report
VC62 & 65 North-west and North-east Yorkshire Report
VC63 South-west Yorkshire Report
VC64 Mid-west Yorkshire Report
New Hobby and Loving It!
Macro Photography without a DSLR

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2013 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chairskimmer13cover
Minutes of the Indoor Meeting
BDS Recorders Conference and BRC Workshop
Field Trips and Events – 2012 Summary
Events and Field Trips 2012
VC61 Report
VC62 & 65 Report
Dragonflies and Wildlife in the Dordogne (23rd-29th June 2012)
An Update to PondNet 2013
It’s not all Dragonflies
Yorkshire Branch on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr
The Odonata of the Scarborough District

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2012 Skimmer Magazine (Free Sample)

Notes from the Chair
Changes to the Committee
BDS Dragonfly Recording Network Meeting 2011
Field Trips and Events – 2011 Summary
Yorkshire Branch now on Facebook and Twitter
Events and Field Trips 2012
VC Reports
Trip Report: Nerja, Spain
Seeking Out the Scottish Specialities
Erasipteron Bolsoveri; The Gracefully Winged of Bolsover
Some Pond and East Riding News
Green Heart Nature Improvement Areas

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2011 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chair
Field Trips and Events 2010 Summary
Cleveland Naturalists Field Club /Yorkshire Dragonfly Branch Joint Field Meeting
Events 2011
Dragonfly Recording Networks Meeting – 20th March 2010
VC62 North East Recorders Report 2010
Yorkshire Ponds Workshop, York, 22nd April 2010
Attempted Sub-aquatic Predation on and Egg-laying Damselfly
Red-veined Dropwing
Balinese Gems
Damsels in a Rock Pool?

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2010 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Notes from the Chair
2010 Branch Field Trips
Field Trips and Events Summary – 2009
Dragonfly Recording Network Meeting – 28th March 2009
VC61 South-east Yorkshire 2009
Englands Newest Nature Reserve Cleared for Take-off
Skipwith Common National Nature Reserve
First Year of Dragonfly Recording
Small Red-eyed Damselfly moves to Scarborough!
Old Records of Dragonflies inYorkshire and Humberside
In Search of the Magnificent Emperor
The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s River Hull Wetlands Project
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2009 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

skimmer2009Notes from the Chair
Million Ponds Project Launched
Minutes of the Indoor Meeting  February 2009
2009 Branch Field Trips
Field Trips – 2008 Summary
A Few French Dragonflies to Identify
East Riding Dragonflies 2008
The Variable Damselfly
Identification of male Variable and Azure Damselfly
The National Dragonfly Atlas – 2008 to 2013
The Birth of a Dragonfly
Dragonfly Fauna of the Arboretum at Castle Howard

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2008 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

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Notes from the Chair
March Indoor Meeting – 2008
2008 Field Trips
999 – Try 112 instead
Review of 2007 Field Trips
Species list for Yorkshire
Odonata Ova
Bulgaria – Dragonflies and other things
First and Last dates for Odonata in Yorkshire 2007
Male-male tandem in the Banded DemoiselleFive Ways to Get More Involved

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2007 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

skimmer07cover
Editorial
Minutes from the March 2007 Indoor Meeting
First and Last dates for Odonata in Yorkshire 2005
Offer
Review of 2006 Field Trips
Occurance of Hairy Dragonfly
Species List

 

 

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2006 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

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Editorial
Minutes from the March 2006 Indoor Meeting
Review of the 2005 Field Meetings
Identification of Small Red-eyed Damselfly
Dragonfly Suduko
Species List
First and Last Dates for Odonata in Yoekshire 2005
Yorkshire Odonata Recording – The Way Forward
Recording Form

 

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2005 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

2005 Skimmer Magazine
Editorial
Minutes from the March 2005 Indoor Meeting
Review of the 2004 Field Meetings
Dragonfly Ponds at Rodley
Atlas – West Yorkshire
The Dragons and Damsels of Stockbridge
First and Last Dates for Odonata in Yorkshire 2004
Species List

 

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2004 Skimmer Magazine (Members only)

Skimmer Magazine 2004Editorial
Lesser Emperor – Wintersett 9th August 2003
Breeding of Emperor Dragonfly Anax imperator at Loversall Delph, Potteric Carr
Dragonfly life in a Moorland Pool
Observations of Southern Hawker
Don’tgive in when the sun doesn’t shine!
Wildlife of Lower Hopton, Mirfield
Dragonfly ~ a poem
Strange Common Darter
Bransholme Fishing Lake, Hull, East Yorkshire
Filey Dams Nature Reserve
First and Last dates for Odonata in Yorkshire 2003

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2006 East Riding Dragonflies Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2005 East Riding Dragonflies Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

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