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