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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 07.4 April 1996

The Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly – the Conservation of a Wandering Opportunist

By - Steve Cham

The last four decades have seen the extinction of three species of dragonfly in the British Isles, and at least a third of the remaining species are considered to be rare and localised. At the end of the last century it was thought that the nationally rare Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly, Ischnura pumilio, had also become extinct in the British Isles.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist