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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 5th September, 2020)

Dragonfly


Dragonfly
Worthington Lakes.

Photo: David  (Panasonic FZ330)
Views: 1,427

Comment by: irene roberts on 5th September 2020 at 08:36

Amazing! Look how delicate those wings are! xx

Comment by: Veronica on 5th September 2020 at 09:41

Such delicacy, gossamer wings. Well caught.

Comment by: Cyril on 5th September 2020 at 12:45

Amazing creatures, beautifully marked and pest control on wings. A fun fact: A dragonfly can eat food equal to its own weight in about 30 minutes.
From here: https://www.dragonfly-site.com/what-do-dragonflies-eat.html

Comment by: KenR on 5th September 2020 at 17:34

Good one David. You can see through those gossamer wings.

Comment by: Dave (Oy) on 5th September 2020 at 18:51

Nice one David. It's a Common Darter.

Comment by: David Barker on 5th September 2020 at 21:04

Excellent photo David, wonderful nature photo well done.

Comment by: James Hanson on 5th September 2020 at 23:23

I wonder if the dragonfly's name is Douglas ?

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