Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Atcham - White legged Damsels

I’m gradually expanding the range of images available in the Odonata gallery and I had realised I was missing teneral and female White-legged Damselfly! A quick call at the Severn near Atcham soon put that to rights!

Quite a few teneral damsels were on the wing, easily recognised by the orange pink hue of the thorax / abdomen

Mature females have a typically pale green colouration and were certainly in the minority seen today

Plenty of adult and maturing males

I couldn't ignore this male Banded Demoisselle either!

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