She Was Hungry

By taggart  
She Was Hungry!

A Damselfly--a female Fragile Forktail has captured some sort of a bee, which she devoured in a matter of minutes and then proceeded to catch another!

We welcome these tiny, size of a straight pin critters, as they eat volumes of bothersome insects!

Thank you to Jason and Gilly for recent User Awards, both highly appreciated!

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6 Jun 2013 12:31AM
Excellent Jenn, super composition and nice detail,

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LexEquine 12 19 United States
6 Jun 2013 12:35AM
Superlative {A+++++} & 5 STARs ***** LEx Smile
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
6 Jun 2013 12:38AM
You are the high priestess of dragonfly photography. I know exactly who to send this link to. Smile

Jocelia 6 2 1 Australia
6 Jun 2013 1:02AM
I thought you were going to show her eating her mate for a minute from the thumbnail.
Beaute of a capture….WinkWink
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
6 Jun 2013 1:27AM
Excellent image Jenn......Sandy
6 Jun 2013 1:58AM
congratulation for ur hatric user awards, consicutively in three uploads. excellent images Jennifer.. excellent capture..

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
6 Jun 2013 2:40AM
Excellent detail as ever, Jenn, and set on the diagonal you have a most attractive arrangement.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
6 Jun 2013 4:36AM
I never knew they preyed on insects !! Always thought they were into nectar Smile An excellent image Jenn !
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 7:26AM
Yukky....I feel quite faint..
Great image
mex 10 27 3 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 7:40AM
Top shot jennn.
cheers phil.
6 Jun 2013 7:48AM
Simply exceptional!!!
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 7:56AM
A superb shot, but couldn't you train this beauty to eat mosquitoes rather than bees?
9 10 10 England
6 Jun 2013 8:46AM
Top marks for this excellent shot Jennnn.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 9:11AM
An excellent image of my favourite insects.
Such a lovely plain b/g and great shadow too.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
6 Jun 2013 9:55AM
So sharp and a lovely shadow, Jennn,

boov 5 2 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 10:37AM
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 10:38AM
Excellent! there is nothing much more that can be said

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 11:33AM
Top stuff Jenn

My brother tolerates wasps in the garden, for the same reasons

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
6 Jun 2013 11:59AM
This is an image not many people have seen Jenn, excellent composition and superb clarity.


Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
6 Jun 2013 12:44PM
Without the insects we would be neck deep in nasty thingsSmile
Well caught.
I saw my first dragonfly yesterday...a red one.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
6 Jun 2013 1:28PM
Wonderful detail Jenn.
A super close up.
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 4:05PM
beautifully captured
6 Jun 2013 6:11PM
Great capture, Jenn.

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 7:45PM
MalcolmS Plus
12 1.2k 13 England
6 Jun 2013 8:08PM
Superbly detailed shot Jenn

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2013 8:11PM
Well done Jenn, so small in life size and often very difficult to get a shot
6 Jun 2013 8:36PM
Excellent macro, very well captured.
6 Jun 2013 9:38PM
Very Nice Image, a great bit of macro work Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
6 Jun 2013 9:56PM
excellent detail and well captured both of you Smile
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
6 Jun 2013 10:01PM
Absolutely stunning shot with tremendous detail and wonderful light. Ann.
MandyG 6 2 England
6 Jun 2013 10:21PM
Wowee. Stunning. Love, love, love the shadow Smile
Potra 5 Venezuela
7 Jun 2013 1:12AM
Adorable image. I really like the diagonal line and the shadow, superb detail.
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
7 Jun 2013 4:26AM
Fine capture Jenn, well done you Smile
7 Jun 2013 8:35AM
Wow, an amazing capture. Smile
7 Jun 2013 10:00AM
Unfortunately it's the way of the world ... Someone has to eat someone of another...Sad
Good macro!Smile
Regards Valery
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 11:30PM
This is a joy to look at! Grin
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
9 Jun 2013 5:58PM
A cracking close up of this snacking damsel, bang on the money as always Jenn.
Quote:Top stuff Jenn

My brother tolerates wasps in the garden, for the same reasons


Wasps can sometimes be beneficial, they help to keep pesky tomcats away!WinkGrinTongue

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