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Azure Blue

By Terry L    
Male Azure Damselfly (Coenagrion puella)
Length: 33mm The male has a characteristic flat-bottomed "U" shaped mark on S2. S8 is blue and S9 has black markings towards the rear.
The female is green or pale blue with extensive black markings.
Habitat Small ponds and streams and sometimes at the edges of larger water bodies..
Status & Distribution Very common throughout the British Isles except the northern half of Scotland.

Tags: Blue Kent Damselfly Azure Sevenoaks Wildlife and nature

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taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
23 Jul 2014 8:55PM
An exquisite capture of this tiny beast-- Electric blue!
Alison_S 14 339 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2014 8:09AM
Gorgeous colour and detail..........Smile
24 Jul 2014 5:29PM
A sensational Blue to Photograph Terry, stands out well against any back ground.

capto Plus
8 6.4k 21 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2014 7:06PM
Beautifully composed and detailed.Smile

Maiwand 14 3 73 England
16 Aug 2014 7:32PM
Beautiful Terry. A brilliant capture.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
16 Aug 2014 10:01PM
An impressive close up of this beautiful vivid blue damselfly

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