birding at Prestwick Carr and beyond
Exuvia looks Aeshna, probably Cyanea BUT could have done with full length image.Yours,Soggy Bottom Wobbler.
Sorry, wading is outside this bloggers remit!
But we all know it's a Common Darter
Four Spot Chaser for me ,if you can't take your socks n shoes off and get it , can you have the pond drained (purely in the interests of science)Brian