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Golden-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii)
Stockbridge Down, Hampshire
Doug Kelson  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

A very pleasant surprise-find, after struggling up a chalk down on the hottest day of the year.
Equipment: Nikon Coolpix P900.
<i>Cordulegaster boltonii</i>
Common Club-tail (Gomphus vulgatissimus)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

Saw this and thought it was quite pretty, unfortunately it was quite windy and the grass blew over just as I took the shot and it flew away..
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR + 1.4X @ f5.6 1/2000s ISO 400.
<i>Gomphus vulgatissimus</i>
Black-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

We kept finding butterfly wings on the floor and then we found out why, naughty but it is nature.
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR + 1.4X @ f7.1 1/1000s ISO 400.
<i>Orthetrum cancellatum</i>
Black-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

Not a lot of birds about today so thought I would concentrate on dragonflies and butterflies.
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR + 1.4X @ f7.1 1/640s ISO 400.
<i>Orthetrum cancellatum</i>
Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)
Strumpshaw Fen RSPB, Norfolk
Jane Rowe  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 22/06/17)

Not a lot of birds about today so thought I would concentrate on dragonflies and butterflies.
Equipment: Nikon D500 300mm f4 VR + 1.4X @ f7.1 1/500s ISO 400.
<i>Calopteryx splendens</i>
Brown Hawker (Aeshna grandis)
Kirkby on Bain GPs, Lincolnshire
Trevor Gunby  simple  profile profile
21/06/17 (uploaded 21/06/17)

Equipment: Nikon D750.
<i>Aeshna grandis</i>
White-faced Darter (Leucorrhinia dubia)
Whixall Moss, Shropshire
Jon Mercer  simple  profile profile
20/06/17 (uploaded 20/06/17)

Male.
Equipment: Canon 7D mk2, 100-400mm L f5.6, 1.4x extender.
<i>Leucorrhinia dubia</i>
Red-veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii)
Hollesley Marshes RSPB, Suffolk
John Richardson  website website  simple  profile profile
19/06/17 (uploaded 19/06/17)

Hard to spot, so small.
Equipment: Canon 7D Mark II + Canon100-400mm Mk II.
<i>Sympetrum fonscolombii</i>
Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Crowle Moor NR, Lincolnshire
Gordon Bowes  simple  profile profile
18/06/17 (uploaded 19/06/17)

Equipment: Canon 7d - Tamron SP 90 f2.8 VC.
<i>Libellula quadrimaculata</i>
Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Crowle Moor NR, Lincolnshire
Gordon Bowes  simple  profile profile
18/06/17 (uploaded 19/06/17)

Underside for a change.
Equipment: Canon 7d - Sigma 150 f2.8 OS.
<i>Libellula quadrimaculata</i>

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Common Blue Damselfly
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Common Blue Damselfly
Common Blue Damselfly
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Common Flangetail
Common Flangetail
Hong Kong
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Black-tailed Skimmer
Black-tailed Skimmer
Lincs
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Four-spotted Chaser
Four-spotted Chaser
Lincs
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Black-tailed Skimmer
Black-tailed Skimmer
Lincs
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Black-tailed Skimmer
Black-tailed Skimmer
Lincs
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Scarce Chaser
Scarce Chaser
Norfolk
31/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Scarce Chaser
Scarce Chaser
Norfolk
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Beautiful Demoiselle
Beautiful Demoiselle
Cornwall
15/06/17 Show thumbnail functions
Beautiful Demoiselle
Beautiful Demoiselle
Cornwall
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Emperor Dragonfly
Emperor Dragonfly
Essex
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Black-tailed Skimmer
Black-tailed Skimmer
Lincs
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Blue-tailed Damselfly
Blue-tailed Damselfly
Lincs
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Large Red Damselfly
Large Red Damselfly
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Red-faced Skimmer
Red-faced Skimmer
Hong Kong
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Pied Skimmer
Pied Skimmer
Hong Kong
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Crimson Dropwing
Crimson Dropwing
Hong Kong
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Common Picture Wing
Common Picture Wing
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Yellow-spotted Whiteface
Yellow-spotted Whiteface
France
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Lilypad Whiteface
Lilypad Whiteface
France
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Downy Emerald
Downy Emerald
France
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Downy Emerald
Downy Emerald
France
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Lilypad Whiteface
Lilypad Whiteface
France
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Lilypad Whiteface
Lilypad Whiteface
France
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