The DVD starts with an Introduction to both dragonflies and damselflies describing their anatomy, life cycle and behaviour. It also gives tips on how to use the DVD and where and when to watch dragons and damsels. The running time of the Introduction is about 60 minutes.
Descriptions of all our mainland breeding, migrant and vagrant damselfly species follows and two potential visitors are included as well. Each species is the subject of a short film which refers to their range and distribution, habitat requirements, flight season and breeding behaviour along with identification tips for males and females. Where possible, young and old specimens are featured as well. The running time for this section is about 90 minutes giving a total running time of about 150 minutes.
An introduction to the Small Red Damselfly in Britain
A comparison of the male Emerald Damselflies seen in Britain including a potential visitor, the Small Emerald Damselfly
The female Red-eyed Damselfly in Britain including comparisons with the Small Red-eyed Damselfly
The breeding behaviour of the Blue-tailed Damselfly in Britain
Emerald Damselflies, males