Anyway, I've put together a series of pics illustrating aspects of Purple Emperor behaviour in and around the canopy of Bookham Common's Hill Farm territory. Hope that it brings back a few recent memories of this past season... Cheers, Rob Hill
I'll start with male Emperors fighting/chasing - pairs at first...
Then groups of three...
Then groups of four... (did see a few fives but moving too quickly to get camera up in time - maybe next year)
Then to finish with a few shots of emperors interacting with other insects...
Red Admiral chasing
And finally - a repeat of the dragonfly that turned from the chased to the chaser!