Common Darter...loads about at the minute
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In reply to TeeJay:
TeeJay said:Nice. Female Black-tailed Skimmer for the first one I think. Agree with Common Blue Damselfly. Doesn't have the "Coenagrion spur" that the other blues have. Don't ask. LOL
Thank you Tony.
I did scour the book and Google....
Folks, a fabulous collection of dragons & damsels one and all.
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I would never have seen this Common Darter in the grass if it hadn't moved. It's well-camouflaged clinging to … vetch, is it.
Impossible to get a full body shot of it down in the grass, but it let me get some good close-ups and I like the colour of the flower reflecting in the wings
And this is a shot I've wanted to get … a real close-up of one of the best and most colourful pairs of eyes in the business.
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Lot to learn
Absolutely fabulous photos folks, and the detail is brilliant.
Here is my meagre contribution of banded damsels, on a recent visit to Middleton Lakes.
And a futile attempt at catching one in flight with those banded wings open...
In reply to Mike B:
Beautifully sharp photos, Mike. Banded Demoiselles are gorgeous little insects and you've captured them really well
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