Insects on the Basingstoke Canal

These photos were all taken when I walked the length of the Basingstoke Canal in Surrey, England. The tow path is about 32 miles long and apart from the wildlife there are a lot of World War 2 structures like tank traps and pillboxes and even a castle at Odiham.

 Azure damselfly

Azure damselfly

 Banded demoiselle

Banded demoiselle

 Beautiful demoiselle

Beautiful demoiselle

 Comma

Comma

 Common blue damselfly

Common blue damselfly

 Harlequin ladybird an invasive pest that is a threat to native species

Harlequin ladybird an invasive pest that is a threat to native species

 May fly

May fly

 Large red damselfly

Large red damselfly

 Ringlet

Ringlet

 White-legged damselfly

White-legged damselfly