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Dragonflies

Dragonflies

Postby Petrichor » 15 Dec 2014, 20:07

A thread for dragonfly/damselfly pics, IDs and discussion.

Anyone know what these are? Some pics are a little out of focus, sorry.

Spotted this at Taipei Zoo
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Wulai dragonfly
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I think this one was at Fushan
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Re: Dragonflies

Postby thesublimenakedfairy » 18 Dec 2014, 10:17

I also have those velvet red ones around my pond. Pretty.

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and this one:

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Re: Dragonflies

Postby hansioux » 18 Dec 2014, 15:32

Petrichor wrote:Wulai dragonfly


how did you get one to land on your hand!!!

thesublimenakedfairy wrote:
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that's a damselfly. great pictures.
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Re: Dragonflies

Postby Petrichor » 19 Dec 2014, 15:47

hansioux wrote:
Petrichor wrote:Wulai dragonfly


how did you get one to land on your hand!!!



I'm not sure, but I think it was drinking my sweat. It was a really hot day and there wasn't any open water nearby. So glad I didn't put repellent on that day.

Here's a couple more beauties I managed to snap.

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