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Blue Dasher, Male
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis: Libellulidae)) male. 2.8-4.5 cm (1.1-1.8 in) long.

I am off to take my wife to another dog show. I will be back posting Monday. I hope everybody has a great weekend. Cheers! Stanley
Habitat
Along the cottonwood/willow dominated riparian of Cache La Poudre River at 1,440 m (4,754 ft) elevation.
Location
Eastman Park, Windsor, Weld County, Colorado, USA.
Date taken
July 2022
Scientific name
Pachydiplax longipennis
Equipment used
Canon
wow!! fabulous portrait with awesome colors and details, Stanley, a real beauty, many tfs!!
 
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Three awesome πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ images Stanley 😍 ... πŸ‘ wonderful info as well ☺️ ... TFS
 
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He certainly is a dashing blue colour, isn't he.... so a well named species!!!

A fabulous picture you've taken of him Stanley - well done my friend.
 

Media information

Category
Invertebrates
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
125
Comment count
8

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
Ζ’/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1600 second(s)
ISO
800
Filename
Blue Dasher, Windsor.jpg
File size
378 KB
Date taken
Mon, 18 July 2022 8:43 AM
Dimensions
1024px x 579px

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