Associated with these remains there have been found those of many other birds, including a hawk, a duck, a darter, a spoonbill, a heron, a rail and a wild-goose, some of these being much larger than any now inhabiting Madagascar.
A red dragonfly, a darter, zooms around over the pond then rests in the sun on an iris leaf.
Female Common Darter It was humid under scattered cumulus early on the 2nd but by mid-morning there was a welcome, freshening southerly breeze.
Skylarks sing and dragonflies are plentiful too, including the black darter.
The majority of the dragonfly species recorded in London, including the emerald damselfly and the ruddy darter, also favor this habitat.