Pocket Guide UK Dragonflies is a guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of the United Kingdom, Scotland and Wales, many will also apply to Ireland and Northern Europe too.
Contains over 100 separate Records making the UK Dragonflies guide ideal for helping identify dragonflies when out for family walks, rambling, garden spotting or just lazy days out in the countryside enjoying wild meadows or lakesides.
Main Scroll View can be optionally re-categorised by
• Family taxonomy
• Genus taxonomy
• Conservation status
Search features to help identify Butterflies
• Unique Colour search using a Primary and/or Secondary Colour selection
• Text search
- nb. Wildcards are supported, can search your own custom notes.
• Picture gallery
- nb. Select image to open detail page.
All Dragonfly and Damselfly Entries
• Primary/Secondary & Descriptive Colours
• Flight dates
• Resizable high resolution image for most species
- nb. Select image to use the zoom image feature.
- nb. A small number of images are drawings until we can obtain suitable examples.
• Male and Female shown separately
• Other info as necessary such as image attribution, link to image source.
• Specialised Glossary
• Website and Useful Reference list
Includes a new
• Places of Interest Map
- nb. This will be developed in future versions as more locations are identified and added.
• Bookmark any entry to the Bookmark View
• Add Custom Notes to ANY entry
• Use the Counter feature to count sightings
Social features allow posting text and pictures to your wall or feeds.
Other useful utilities are included to help when you are out rambling such as
• A Range and Height Finder.
• UK day and night weather prediction view for around the next 5 days.
- nb. use the map to set the location pin.
• Moon phases for the next 70 days.
- nb. Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
• Sunrise/Sunset, Moon Rise/Set and Twilight Start/Set.
- nb. set your location on the map and GMT offset as required.
• Places of Interest Map (Map Finder).
Installing the data
• CHECK DATABASE function to install or update data as necessary.
We are happy to consider including new features and any Dragonfly locations for the Places of Interest map in future releases.
Please contact us to discuss the app, ask support questions or make suggestions for improvements using any of the following.
• Webpage Contact Us Support Form
• In App Contact Us Support Email
• Support Email Address
• Support and News forums for each app
Advertising your Butterfly Facility or Business
• Please contact us to discuss if you would like to have your facility included on the Places of Interest Map, especially if your business or facility relates to Dragonflies etc.
• Please contact the developers if you would like to consider producing a customised Pocket Guide specifically for your facility.
• This App DOES NOT require an internet connection for most features.
• We have not be able to obtain a picture yet for one of the dragonfly entries and this will be added as soon as we are able.
• All images are saved to the applications library/plists folders for reuse as required by associated license agreement where stated, where no license is stated image reuse is not permitted please contact the developers to discuss.
• We cannot answer questions on the appstore, please contact us directly with any support questions or issues.
• Please let us know if we have missed any UK Dragonfly entries so we can add them in later versions.
• This App does not cover non-native or imported species.
• Universal App now supports iPhone and iPad
• Now post your visit Pictures as well as Text to Facebook and Twitter
• New Design and layouts
• Various Bug fixes
• Requires IOS 7.1 and above
Ratings and Reviews
Ok I suppose but a little disappointing - no image for at least one male example.
Great app, but, it would have been a 5* if there were more pictures with better detail. The written descriptions are very good and have been really useful and accurate.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.