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  1. Male Banded Demoiselle

    Male Banded Demoiselle

  2. Common Blue Damselfly Hunting

    Common Blue Damselfly Hunting

    Right place, right time.
  3. Willow Emerald

    Willow Emerald

    My favourite UK Damselfly, and one that is just starting to emerge now. Yet to see one this year, but soon no doubt.
  4. Red Eyed Damselfly

    Red Eyed Damselfly

    The larger of the 2 Red Eyed Damselflies, there are hundreds of these around here at the moment. Fabulous little creatures. I have always found using a long zoom better than Macro for these flighty beasties.
  5. Damselflies


    I didn't get the photo of the Marsh Tit I was hoping for (damn foliage ...), but these two were an unexpected consolation.
  6. Ischnura senegalensis Damselfly

    Ischnura senegalensis Damselfly

    Neck Stretching Exercise 101. Time for some home backyard macro photography.
  7. Damselflies hiding in different ways

    Damselflies hiding in different ways

  8. garden visitor

    garden visitor

    not one we've seen before and very welcome. Not 100% on the ID; we think it's a small red-eyed damselfly which has brownish rather than red eyes, despite the name
  9. Large Red Damselfly

    Large Red Damselfly

  10. Blue-tailed Damselfly

    Blue-tailed Damselfly

  11. Azure Damselflies

    Azure Damselflies

    Male & female mating
  12. dragonfly


    face to face with a face only a mother could love.... i could not find the name of the species so anyone with an idea, please let us know! taken with a Galaxy S5 cell phoneat 1/320 shutter speed, F/2.2, ISO 40 at 4,8mm
  13. Emerald Damselfly - male

    Emerald Damselfly - male

    My favourite damselfly - bewitching!
  14. She's a long way from water here

    She's a long way from water here

    Common blue damselfly - female of the blue form. Turned up in my garden - no pond for quite some distance
  15. Put your hands where I can see them!!

    Put your hands where I can see them!!

    Caught this chap stealing out the local shop so chased him down, cornered him but had no idea if he was armed or not, so pulled my canon out and shouted nervously, PUT YOUR HANDS WHERE I CAN SEE THEM!!! True story that hahahhaha. Male banded demoiselle...
  16. Little Gem

    Little Gem

    I think it is a type of Damselfly......not sure This one was no more than 2 inches long with a body like the lead in a pencil. Photographing insects and little things makes you slow down and pay close attention to what there is to see when you really look close.
  17. Damselfly


    Thank you for your nice comments on my pictures of a butterfly and of my mother. She is not a Birdforum member nor does she take photos. But she has to put up with me taking her for drives to places where ( guess what!) I am likely to see some birds or butterflies and dragonflies.And she can't...
  18. Pacific Forktail

    Pacific Forktail

    Taken at Greenhorn Park & Reservoir (Yreka, CA, USA) at less than half a meter (<0.5m). This isn't technically a macro photo (macro mode on camera not engaged), just getting in really close both physically and with the high zoom on the camera. Not usually one to go out of my way for...
  19. Damselfly


  20. Migrant Spreadwing

    Migrant Spreadwing

  21. Damselfly


    Damselfly (Polythore derivata: Polythoridae) Podocarpus National Park, Bambuscaro entrance, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador. Montane rainforest along a tributary of of Ro Bambuscaro at Cascada La Poderosa at ca. 3,200 m (975 ft) elevation.
  22. Blue-tailed Damselflies mating

    Blue-tailed Damselflies mating

    A mating pair of damselflies seen on June 20th, 2014, on Lake Skadar, Montenegro.
  23. Landing Lights

    Landing Lights

  24. Greedy


    Let me finish that fly, then I come to the snail!
  25. what a night!

    what a night!

    Red eyes and hot lips...I let you imagine!