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FeatherFriend 11 38 217 England
19 Sep 2014 10:46AM
Good detail Gary but sorry I can't help with the ID
Geoff.

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Shaji84 4 4 India
19 Sep 2014 10:56AM
Lovely capture - great detail and color!
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 10:58AM
A very beautiful specimen...
Lovely colours and a good green perch... Grin
IB
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
19 Sep 2014 11:14AM
A cracking shot of this golden ringed dragonfly Gary, these are really scarce so this is a great find. I remember us seeing some at Cannop Ponds and Woorgreens Lake in the Forest of Dean a couple of years ago, was this taken there?
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 11:36AM
A colourful character thats for sure
Mollycat Plus
5 12 2 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 11:43AM
Beautiful colour and detail in this Gary. Wonder why they where called the devils darning needle years ago !
Peter GrinGrin
Hermanus 7 4 South Africa
19 Sep 2014 12:17PM
Wow Gary !! This is an excellent capture !!
Joline Plus
13 30 53 United States
19 Sep 2014 12:21PM
This is a Mosaic Darner, or as they are called in Britain, Hawker There are many subspecies, I'm not sure which one it is. There are some good identification sites on line. The ID depends and the shape and color of the mosaics and the shape of the tail. It amazes me they have been around longer than the dinosaurs....they must be doing something rightSmile
gary_d 11 576 13 Wales
19 Sep 2014 1:25PM
Thanks for the ID and Ed this was taken on my local lake.


Gary
faulknerstv 14 421 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 1:37PM
Great shot
JohnoP 14 2
19 Sep 2014 1:59PM
Such a striking image! Smile John
mikbee 12 3 8 Scotland
19 Sep 2014 2:27PM
Fine colours here Gary.
Good shot.
Mick.
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
19 Sep 2014 2:54PM
Super detail and colour.
Joan
taggart Plus
14 47 13 United States
19 Sep 2014 3:57PM
sort of like a Yellow Jacket ( oone of our many nasty bees)
19 Sep 2014 4:56PM
Great shot.
Jasper87 Plus
9 2.1k 156 England
19 Sep 2014 6:01PM
The black and yellow enhances the sharpness and clarity. Cracking capture, Gary.

Dave
DonMc 10 2 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 6:16PM
Gary one of the better Dragonfly images I have seen with the bonus of being so rare!SmileSmileSmile
Don
19 Sep 2014 6:21PM
Beautiful colour and detail
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2082 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 6:51PM
A very attractive dragonfly, Gary, and a fine capture.
19 Sep 2014 8:08PM
Great stuff, Gary - excellent focus on the subject and superb background.

RichardSmile
Nigeve1 6 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 9:33PM
Excellent Gary, impressive insect.
Nigel
19 Sep 2014 9:34PM
Brilliant shot Gary. Cathy
ali63 7 778 1 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 9:37PM
Excellent image of this rare Dragonfly,

Ali SmileSmile
jasonrwl Plus
9 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 9:38PM
Very impressive work
Jason
Nikonuser1 Plus
6 159 16 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2014 11:32PM
What a great looking dragon fly Gary, excellent captureSmile

Cliff
Mavis 17 143 2 England
20 Sep 2014 7:36PM
Can't say I have ever seen one like this on here before Gary . A sharp & great capture . xxSmile
annettep38 Plus
8 218 41 Costa Rica
21 Sep 2014 10:28PM
How beautiful, they are scarce here,too. I think I got only one in my collection.

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