Dragonfly and Damselfly Project
of the project
build a database of Butterfly, Dragonfly & Damselfly records
in Cam Valley area.
Carrying out surveys in the area
Encouraging others to submit records
Compiling a database from the surveys and records submitted
Exchanging records with local records centres, and national
and regional conservation organisations
species and valuable habitat by regular monitoring and liaison
Increasing public knowledge of the species in the area through
Maintaining good relationships with landowners and keeping
them informed of findings
Maintaining good relationships with other relevant organisations:
e.g. Butterfly Conservation, British Dragonfly Society and
we have achieved
Surveyed around half the 1 km squares in the Cam Valley.
29 species of butterfly identified as resident, with another
two possible residents (Brown Argus and White-letter Hairstreak)
still to be confirmed.
Work continuing to survey sites for populations of locally
scarce and threatened butterflies - Dingy Skipper, Grizzled
Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Wall Brown.
out the Butterfly, Dragonfly and Damselfly Project