Sunday, 13 March 2016

Blue Skimmer Dragonfly

This male Blue Skimmer Orthetrum caledonicum was photographed at Fogg Dam in the Northern Territory of Australia. The species is widespread and abundant throughout Australia, using a range of water habitats. They are not very big, with a wingspan of about 7cm.


Unknown said...

Always the harbinger of the Dry Season.

Susan said...

Yes, this one was photographed in early May. There had been a lot of rain not many days before, but the monsoon must have been coming to an end.

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