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Female Banded Demoiselle

By ade123
A Female Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) My first of 2017 taken at Priory Country Park yesterday afternoon. Some Saturday shadows too and plenty of green for Isabel.

Many thanks for your votes and comments for my Sedge Warbler images. A special thank you to Ronnie (RonnieAG) Bill (BillRookery) Paulo (Bento) Mike (Mike_Smith)
Lynne (Drighlynne) Keith (dark_lord) Helen (SocksAndStuff) Lillian (Lillian) Diane (Fefe) for their User Awards.

I hope you enjoy todays images and thank you for viewing


Tags: Insects Shadows Green Close-up and macro Damselflies Bedford Wildlife and nature Banded demoiselle - catopteryx splendens Priory country park

Voters: KarenFB, RobertTurley, geoffgt and 47 more

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KarenFB Plus
14 5.6k 180 England
6 May 2017 7:26AM
Beautifully caught - still too cold for them here!
Bantu 7 7 1 India
6 May 2017 7:55AM
Fantastastic closeup and capture Ade.

Ted447 Plus
8 216 1 United Kingdom
6 May 2017 8:17AM
Great image Ade I've only seen males. Ted DGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
6 May 2017 8:42AM
Good macro,
Beautiful subject casting some well defined shadows Ade!
6 May 2017 8:46AM
Beautiful images Ade,
6 May 2017 9:10AM
Excellent macros with beautiful detail , Ade ! SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
6 May 2017 9:15AM
what two beautifully caught images Ade
viscostatic 14 49 9 United Kingdom
6 May 2017 9:42AM
Excellent images Ade.

Mendipman 9 3 England
6 May 2017 10:46AM
Excellent images Ade, not seen any of these this year yet.
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
6 May 2017 10:54AM
Terrific shots, and shadows!
6 May 2017 10:57AM
Two beautiful images
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
6 May 2017 11:09AM
Fine shots of this insect with the lead version my favourite as focus seems to be more exact where required.
Hope you don't regard that as being a bit cheeky.
These are excellent Ade, we went looking for Demoiselles a few days ago but I guess it was too early for our area. Great shadows too.
Bento 5 Portugal
6 May 2017 12:13PM
See some but they don't pose for a shot.
Great captures Ade.
6 May 2017 12:45PM
Fabulous shot's Ade, especially your lead image.

6 May 2017 1:20PM
Two great shots
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
6 May 2017 3:13PM
Stunning detail especially viewed large Ade.
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
6 May 2017 3:17PM
Delightful macro capture Ade. Terrific detail shown.
6 May 2017 5:15PM
Excellent detail Ade - superb macro shots.

Stunning close ups, Ade.
v1 is perfect for s.Saturday. SmileSmile
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
7 May 2017 11:24AM
Excellent AdeGrinGrin


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