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Demoiselle on the prowl

By annettep38  
Calopteryx virgo is the name of this beautiful female demoiselle, on the prowl above the little stream feeding the mozzie lake.
I met Hannah today and we had a great time with the local critters, showed her my favourite hunting ground so maybe I can get her to join here Smile

Many thanks to Herman, Ron and Dave for the lovely awards. had NEVER expected this for a landscape.
Will send you all a PM Smile after half a day of struggling with the internet. here is the 3g working again at last.. So we got no land line now but two 3g contracts which combined are almost the speed of the Malaysian jungle 3g.

Tags: Damselfly Insect Demoiselle Calopteryx virgo Dordogne Wildlife and nature Plateau dárgentine

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ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 9:05PM
She's a beauty,

Ali Smile

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10 Aug 2013 9:27PM
Sharp and sparkling. Great photo.
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 9:41PM
Excellent capture Annette and great dark b/g.
Top notch.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Mike_Smith Plus
9 290 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 9:46PM
What a cracking image
pamelajean Plus
10 958 1818 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 10:32PM
Wonderful detail in those bronze wings, and in the little hairs too.
10 Aug 2013 10:33PM
I think I can see its teeth!
Dramatic image Annette.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 10:33PM
Beautifully detailed and incredibly predatory. I would love to visit your mozzie lake, wearing protective clothing of course!
10 Aug 2013 10:33PM
Fantastic shot Annette. Cathy
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 10:38PM
Great shot, Annette.
Tony
Mike_Young 9 12 9 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2013 10:53PM
Top shot, loving those wings
debu 6 India
11 Aug 2013 12:19AM
Lovely detailed image.
debu
11 Aug 2013 12:25AM
Excellent Annette, great pose and detail,
Fred.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
11 Aug 2013 1:04AM
She's got a wicked look about her! One the prowl, YES!
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
11 Aug 2013 1:12AM
So beautiful, and that copper coloring is so unique.
terryxc 3 7 England
11 Aug 2013 1:26AM
A BIG WOW from me, a beautiful capture...

Terry.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
11 Aug 2013 5:07AM
This is one excellent image Annette !!
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
11 Aug 2013 8:15AM
Such fine detail Annette.Smile
Joan.
CaroleS Plus
6 415 3 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2013 8:56AM
Beautiful fine wing detailSmile
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
11 Aug 2013 9:09AM
Wonderful image Annette. The black BG helps to show the fine detail in this very well indeed.GrinGrin
Ron
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
11 Aug 2013 10:34AM
Beautiful detail and light Annette!
Rende
AnnJ Plus
4 5 Scotland
11 Aug 2013 11:44AM
Just fabulous! Perfect! Ann.
ColleenA Plus
4 317 3 Australia
11 Aug 2013 1:52PM
A beautiful capture Annette...love the black background
beautiful close up lovely colours. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
MalcolmS Plus
10 1.2k 13 England
11 Aug 2013 4:38PM
Superb details Annette

Malcolm
Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
11 Aug 2013 5:31PM
Super image, Annette.
Colin
netta1234 Plus
4 329 2 Wales
11 Aug 2013 8:45PM
SmileSmileSmileSmileBeautifulSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile
12 Aug 2013 7:59AM
A cracker
senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
13 Aug 2013 12:58AM
.. a stunner !
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
13 Aug 2013 7:08PM
Wonderful wing detail and clarity Annette, the black background sets this beautiful insect off a treat
14 Aug 2013 7:11AM
Superb, Annette! A cracker indeed!Smile
Regards Valery

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