Monday, 18 May 2015

Banded Demoiselle

First one I have found this year.
This appears to be a very young male Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) as it hasn't turned dark blue yet, so must have just emerged.



28 comments:

  1. Fantastic images Roy, you can see the hairs on the legs and the leaf colours are a great contrast.

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  2. Nie przepadam za owadami, ale zdjęcia są piękne.

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  3. Wow, time had slipped by me. I see that I had a little catching up to do with your posts! I always enjoy coming here.

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  4. Oh, Roy, how beautiful! I haven't seen ANY yet...it's still awfully cold here and spring is very late. Your header picture is just gorgeous!

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  5. had a look for these yesterday, but no apparent activity by their favoured pond yet!

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  6. Très bel environnement Roy.
    Aussi beau que cette odonate.
    Très belles photos.
    Biz

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  7. Nicely caught, you can even see that it has hairy legs :-)

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  8. Such a delicate hold on Life!

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    1. I'm amazed at these little things and how they exist Kathie.

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  9. Great shots, Roy!
    All the elements are so well distributed on the images!...

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