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Beautiful Demoiselle

By mattberry    
It is beautiful and that is why they called it the Beautiful Demoiselle Calopteryx virgo ssp. festiva.

This is an eastern form male, taken next to a mountain stream in Greece, where there were dozens of them!

I'll be back there next June to see them and the profusion of butterflies, check my website if you're interested in such a trip yourself.

Thanks for looking and have a good Sunday!

Tags: Damselfly Dragonfly Greece Beautiful demoiselle Odonata Calopteryx virgo Wildlife and nature Peloponnese Greenwings Matt berry Chelmos

Voters: stuart1963, KarenFB, andypitstop and 31 more

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Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
30 Sep 2012 11:25AM

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mugshotmyk 6 3 9 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 11:34AM
Lovely, a superb capture.
JohnoP 12 2
30 Sep 2012 11:36AM
It is indeed beautiful! John
30 Sep 2012 11:36AM
Wonderful detail and composition Matt Wink
ringyneck 11 315 18 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 12:16PM
Superb capture.

30 Sep 2012 12:39PM
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 12:51PM
Beautiful colours on your damsel and a very good pose! Grin IB
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
30 Sep 2012 12:59PM
Hardly seen any at all this year at a local spot I know of Sad

Great image Matt..

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
30 Sep 2012 3:40PM
Ready to fly.....out of the screen Matt !! Beautiful.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
30 Sep 2012 7:46PM
A fabulous shot, love its beautiful irridescent colours, so eyecatching
mattberry 13 259 14 Greece
1 Oct 2012 12:04AM
Thanks to everyone for your kind comments and votes Smile

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