White-legged Damselfly (Platycnemis pennipes)
A medium-sized (37mm) damselfly with white legs and a narrow head. Preferred habitats are slow-flowing rivers and streams with an abundance of bank-side foliage. Usually found in the same vicinity as C. splendens, but does occur with C. Virgo in the New Forest.

Males ae plae blue with black markings. Usually flying low, appearing to hover alongside the bank, investigating nooks & crannies. Mature females are a pale green, almost white when immature.

Often seen in tandem along streams and usually found in large numbers away from water low down in grasses or other undergrowth.
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