There is something enthralling about Dragonflies. From their evolution around 300 million years ago to their expert hunting abilities and their dramatic common names!
To bring awareness and celebrate the importance of Dragonflies and Damselflies on our planet, we bring you the Dragonfly Festival 2020.
Celebrate with us the wonderful world of Dragonflies, through engaging activities, competitions and workshops this entire year.
Train for the Dragons
Large bodies, massive eyes and four long wings are the common characteristics of Dragonflies. But there is a lot more to learn about these delightsome species. Brush up your knowledge about dragonflies with our learning kit and train yourself to become expert dragonfly observers.
Spotted a dragonfly or a damselfly? Upload it on the iNaturalist App and contribute to our citizen science project.
Share and upload your finding on the Dragonfly Festival project on iNaturalist
Let’s together explore the dragonflies across India!
Mesmerized by dragonflies? We have some exciting competitions for our photographers and artist out there.
PHOTO ALERT Capture the odonates with your camera lens.
ART ATTACK Illustrate your desired dragonfly or damselfly.
Share your photographs and creations on Instagram using hashtag #DRAGONFLYFESTIVAL2020 and tag us @dragonflyfestival, @wwfindia and @bnhsdelhi . All tagged entries will be applicable for the competition. We will also share some of our favourite pieces on our social media accounts!
Dragonflies & Damselflies in & Around Delhi: A Field Guide
Unravel the unique world of the 42 species of Dragonflies and Damselflies seen in and around Delhi-NCR, with this compact, easy-to-use field guide