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By Alanb


Dragonfly

Photo I took a couple of years ago on a hydrangea flower head in the front garden. I must apologise, as I can't tell you what type it is, but I thought it was an attractive photo. I put this on GOY after seeing Marybells dragonfly collection. Marybells doesnt cut the legs, wings and tails off in her photos though.



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Truly beautiful photo, those are some lovely markings this dragonfly has :-) it would be easy to identify from such a detailed image like this...well done! you can almost see his munching things ;-D
i do hope you get some captures of more dragonflies this year!!! just noticed the top part of the body is like the green in the hydrangea leaves!!

16 May, 2014

 

ps it might be a Common darter Sympetrum striolatum female ,Immature Female,i looked it up! see what you think!

16 May, 2014

 

Thanks Jane for taking the time to look it up. Its a bit of a mouthful to say the least. I'll see if it has a 'common' name maybe.

16 May, 2014

 

welcome, it was fun..

16 May, 2014

 

Its Fantastic Alan , well done ;0))

16 May, 2014

 

Thanks Carole, it flew off before I could 'zoom out' and get tail, wings and legs all in.

16 May, 2014

 

My favourite insect Ala, and a beautiful pic of it too!

25 May, 2014

 

Marybells, I think is the expert on dragonflies. She has some great photos in her portfolio. I don't know much about them, but happened to have my camera handy when I saw it.

25 May, 2014



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