Hanging Hawker

By Glostopcat  
A southern hawker dragonfly hanging from a copper beech tree at Grove Park in Weston-Super-Mare, taken at the beginning of the month on a warm sunny day.

Tags: Somerset Close-up and macro Weston-super-mare Wildlife and nature Southern hawker dragonfly Grove park

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Ade_Osman 12 4.5k 36 England
26 Sep 2012 4:50PM
woohoo look at you going after the big one's! Wink Go careful Ed it might bite yer Tongue


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Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 4:59PM
He is lovely, love the fluffy fuzzy bitGrin
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 5:05PM
He's a beauty!
CaroleS Plus
5 361 3 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 5:37PM
Quite a capture Ed! Great image.
26 Sep 2012 5:41PM
Smashing shot Ed', well done mate.

John Wink
Rock Plus
13 10 2 England
26 Sep 2012 5:41PM
The clarity and detail in this fine shot are outstanding.

CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
26 Sep 2012 5:43PM

Quote:Woohoo look at you going after the big one's! Wink Go careful Ed it might bite yer Tongue


He's only jealous, Ed Wink. A super capture of this beauty. Carol
26 Sep 2012 5:44PM
Super image Ed, excellent detail,
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
26 Sep 2012 6:00PM
Warm, sunny day... aah memories. Fine capture, Ed.

26 Sep 2012 6:08PM
Great image Ed, never seen such a big one as this.
26 Sep 2012 7:14PM
Excellent Ed.


taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
26 Sep 2012 8:22PM
Good job capturing this one-- !
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
26 Sep 2012 8:47PM
Hanging well Ed - you were lucky to spot this one.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
26 Sep 2012 8:49PM
He was easy to spot, he was big enough and was flying around with quite a number of others for a time too. I'd never seen so many of these and the common darters in one place before, I guess they must have only recently emerged
6 9 10 England
26 Sep 2012 9:01PM
Lovely capture Ed - he was obviousy enjoying the warmth too.
26 Sep 2012 9:09PM
What a wonderful capture Ed - one to be proud of!
Beautiful. Elaine
zapar40 Plus
5 66 5 Wales
26 Sep 2012 9:12PM
nice detail and colours Ed, a fine shot indeed.
paskinmj Plus
7 11 1 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 10:10PM
Great image captured.
Irishkate Plus
5 33 91 United Kingdom
26 Sep 2012 10:13PM
With your pov we're getting a good view of the whole Hawker.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
26 Sep 2012 10:22PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
26 Sep 2012 10:32PM
well done, ours do 30 mph around the lake and I'm afraid to go for a swim trying to go after them Smile
mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
26 Sep 2012 11:32PM
Just splendid colours Ed.
Super shot.
Tibetan 3 3 England
27 Sep 2012 5:18PM
Nice shot good wing detail and good colour definition like it good for you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
27 Sep 2012 6:57PM
The clarity and detail in this shot are excellent
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2012 8:40AM
She's a beauty! Great details here... IB

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