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Old Monday 10th December 2018, 13:52   #1
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Dragonfly ID Portugal

Can anyone help on this one please. Algarve October.
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Thanks for that. Didn't realise the male was blue.
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Lovely photo. Saw about 6 of these for the first time last October in southern Spain.
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Thanks for that. Didn't realise the male was blue.
Often black!

There is a good free pdf at http://static.malaga.es/malaga/subid...arc_296621.pdf
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Lovely photo. Saw about 6 of these for the first time last October in southern Spain.
When I first started looking at dragonflies in Southern Spain about 12 years ago they were very scarce but they have done very well (perhaps because of global warming).
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