Roy Lowry

Roy Lowry

Posted on 08/28/2016


Photo taken on August 26, 2016



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Keywords

Sympetrum danae
black darter
Delamere Forest
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6L IS II + 1.4x


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Black Darter (f)

Black Darter (f)
I was thinking this might be a yellow-winged darter, but a query to the British Dragonfly Society identified her as a black darter. Makes sense as there were several males and an immature in the area. Photographed near Blakemere Moss in Delamere Forest, Cheshire.

Joan+, Claudine Gaulier-Denis, Sonja, * Didier 85 * and 11 other people have particularly liked this photo


32 comments - The latest ones
Rol/photo
Rol/photo
Oui Roy... encore une merveille cette libellule..
Bravo my friend
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Rol/photo
Merci Roland. I was having fun with the dragonflies on Friday!
12 months ago.
Stormlizard
Stormlizard
Nice find Roy, very well photographed.
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Stormlizard
Many thanks John.
12 months ago.
Maeluk
Maeluk
Well done Roy.
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Maeluk
Many thanks Steve.
12 months ago.
Jean-luc Frèrebeau
Jean-luc Frèrebeau
very nice dragonfly well shot.
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Jean-luc Frèrebeau
Merci beaucoup Jean-luc.
12 months ago.
Grisly (Roger)
Grisly (Roger)
Beautiful image Roy especially at that distance
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Grisly (Roger)
Many thanks Roger. I like keeping my distance - they don't fly away!!!
12 months ago. Edited 12 months ago.
Pierre Pomerleau
Pierre Pomerleau
Very nice !
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Pierre Pomerleau
Many thanks Pierre.
12 months ago.
HappySnapper
HappySnapper
Terrific close up Roy, perfect focus.
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to HappySnapper
Many thanks Maurice.
12 months ago.
Derek's Wildlife Photography
Derek's Wildlife Pho…
nice one Roy not seen one but will certainly look out for them
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Derek's Wildlife Pho…
Many thanks Derek. There are recorded sites in Shropshire. Males are much easier to recognise.
12 months ago.
AuroraBorealis
AuroraBorealis
Beautiful
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to AuroraBorealis
Thanks again.
12 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Beautiful macro !!
Congrats on Explore.
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Jaap van 't Veen
Many thanks Jaap.
12 months ago.
Daniel Palacin
Daniel Palacin
Superbe ! bravo Roy
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Daniel Palacin
Merci beaucoup Daniel.
12 months ago.
* Didier 85 *
* Didier 85 *
Une belle libellule !!!
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to * Didier 85 *
Many thanks Didier.
12 months ago.
Sonja
Sonja
Looking very beautiful in her understated but very detailed yellow dress!
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Sonja
Many thanks Sonja.
12 months ago.
Twintoo
Twintoo
I too photographed a female Black Darter only the other day and was as surprised as you to see its colour
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Twintoo
Many thanks Jim. Female darter identification does my head in!
12 months ago.
Martin Humphreys
Martin Humphreys
Great shot
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Martin Humphreys
Many thanks Martin.
12 months ago.
Joan+
Joan+
Superb clarity and capture. It is a beauty, Roy
12 months ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Joan+
Many thanks Joan.
12 months ago.