Workshop – An introduction to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Ireland

Workshop Leader: Robert Thompson

Venue: Ballybay Wetlands Centre, Co. Monaghan

Date: Thursday, 15th August

Time: 10:00 – 16:00 (field work included)

Audience: Beginner to intermediate recorders

Fee: €30 standard; €20 student

During this workshop we will look at the features used to identify Ireland’s Dragonfly and Damselfly species, where to find them, and helpful suggestions on identification resources. The morning will consist of a short introduction to the Dragonfly Ireland 2019 – 2024 project, followed by an illustrated talk with particular emphasis on key identification features. In the afternoon we will explore Ballybay Wetlands to practice field skills. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their identification skills.

To book your place on this workshop, please visit our events booking page.