Monday, January 18, 2010

Dragonfly in KY

Here is another dragonfly that I saw in KY this summer.

I haven't been able to find out what kind it is.

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It’s not as pretty as the Amberwings or the Blue Dasher, but is still unique.2 070cs

Some are moving so quickly it is almost impossible to get a picture…but this one seemed to enjoy it. It looks as if the wings are hinged with bits of gold.

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It spent as much time watching me as I spent watching it.2 089cs

8 comments:

  1. I don't know their name, but we have some like that here in MS.

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  2. Gorgeous! I especially like the dark color pattern on the wings. Great captures.

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  3. Lovely markings on the wings. It looks quite big too.
    I'm looking forward to the return of ours here.

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  4. Those are some dandy photos! I've seen many that look like that around my lake in Missouri too.

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  5. Very nice series! He's beautiful.

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  6. He's very beautiful. I especially like the closeup shot. Those gold "hinges" are really striking.

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  7. I think this is a band winged skimmer

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