Paul Wheeler

Paul Wheeler

Posted on 06/06/2013


Photo taken on June  5, 2013


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Demoiselle
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Male Beautiful Demoiselle

Male Beautiful Demoiselle
Male Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo)

Mainly found along streams and rivers, particularly those with sand or gravel bottoms. The males have these stunning dark blue wings, that look black in flight.

This is the first one I've seen this year, and I was pleased to spot this one, and get this shot of it, before it flew off.



Thank you for your comments, and favs :)

Cathy Oetegenn (trying to catch up....), Dynamo, MaL, Devon Mike and 8 other people have particularly liked this photo


13 comments - The latest ones
milvavr
milvavr
superb macro!! beautiful colors and bokeh!!
4 years ago.
turtlemom4bacon
turtlemom4bacon
It is a beauty, Paul!
4 years ago.
pearceval
pearceval
A beauty indeed. Lovely angle on it Paul.
4 years ago.
Rita Hart
Rita Hart
stunning
4 years ago.
Connie Guida
Connie Guida
Love it!
4 years ago.
Ruth S Hart
Ruth S Hart
Outstanding image, I saw and got a shot of a little red but not very good
4 years ago.
Cheryl's Images
Cheryl's Images
Always admire the stunning array of colours and detail of them. Great shot.
4 years ago.
MaL
MaL
Fantastic macro!!
4 years ago.
Dynamo
Dynamo
Awesome macro!!
4 years ago.
Special Angels Photography
Special Angels Photo…
stunning,elegant,and it has so much beauty to it..
4 years ago.
Janet Brien
Janet Brien
Absolutely gorgeous!!!! Stunning colors and details!
4 years ago.
Rafa
Rafa
magnifica
4 years ago.
Cathy Oetegenn (trying to catch up....)
Cathy Oetegenn (tryi…
Great shot. Even at this size the hairs on the legs show up well against the green of the fern
4 years ago.