In reply to TeeJay:
stunning photos Gaynor, it's great to finally get into a spell of warm sunshine and see all the insects around.
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In reply to HAZY:
I agree with Hazel, stunning shots Gaynor.
My first Four Spotted Chaser of the year.
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In reply to Alan:
Nice one, Alan. That's a beauty.
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In reply to Nigel O:
Very nice Nige, I have only seen reds here sadly I lost some nice ones but I might have one or two from todays outing.
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In reply to James:
Wow, very nice Gaynor not seen a Dragonfly yet this year.
Very nice capture Alan.
You guys are stealing a march on me with all these dragonflies. My patch is still very quiet - not even seen a Large Red damselfly yet. They are usually amongst the first to be seen.
I did get a male Banded Demoiselle today.
and a slightly better shot of a female than my first post.
I shall have to start visiting other dragonfly hotspots to see what I can find
Lovely pics TJ, at least you know the name of yours:-) I don't know about warmer this way, it has been a funny old Spring with wind and rain most of the time except for a couple of odd days along the way.
Alan the Four Spotted Chaser is beautiful - I am going to have to send off for brochure on Dragonflies etc to keep up with the id's.
Lot to learn
In reply to gaynorsl:
Got a couple of Large Red Damsels yesterday :) so might start seeing some Dragons now :)
They are beauties Tony and Jim, I'll have to start thinking about getting the macro out of the lens bag !
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