Saturday, 1 June 2013

A Hawker

The Female Keeled Skimmer Dragonfly
Orthetrum coerulescens

31 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

these are just beautiful! i don't think you could get any better color than this!!! wow!

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Wow.. Brilliants pictures.. Congrats..

Adam said...

cool dragonfly

marijke said...

What a lucky girl you are capture this dragonfly absolutly brilliant.
Have a wonderful weekend Sonija

Joke (Jokes Camera) said...

Wow, Sonjia, this is an excellent series. You have already dragonflies there. Here in the Netherlands it is still too cold. Yesterday I saw the first one, but just one. Great, sharp pictures. Well done. Have a nice weekend. Greetings, Joke

Maria said...

Great clarity and quality of this dragonfly.

S. Etole said...

So intricate and beautifully colored.

susan said...

very lovely wings, great photos

Len said...

What great camera work.
Len

Teresa said...

Muy linda. Besos.

Willy Ronkes said...

Beautiful! it's breathtaking!

Lasse said...

Excellent shots !

Breathtaking said...

TexWisGirl

Thank you Theresa:)I am attracted to colour like the bees and butterflies are attracted to nectar.So pleased you like them:)

Breathtaking said...

Ana Minguez Corella
Thank you so much Ana:)

Breathtaking said...

Adam
Thank you Adam, I'm glad you think it's cool!

Breathtaking said...

marijke
I was lucky Marijke! I was in the right place at the right time.
Hugs:)

Breathtaking said...

Joke (Jokes Camera)
Thank you my friend:) I have seen quite a few dragonflies flying around. I was lucky that this one decided to rest for a while:)

Have a nice week:)

Breathtaking said...

Maria
Thank you Maria:)It was a chance not to be missed.

Breathtaking said...

S. Etole
They are lovely delicate and colourful creatures.

Breathtaking said...

susan
Thank you Sue:)I really love dragonflies! Only this morning I saw 3 in the garden, but they didn't stay around for me to take photos.

Breathtaking said...

Len
Thank you so much.

Breathtaking said...

Teresa
Thank you Teresa:)

Breathtaking said...

Willy Ronkes

Hello Willy:) Nice to see you here again! Thank you so much for your generous comment.

Breathtaking said...

Lasse
Thank you Lasse:)

ioan moldovan said...

Excellent! I like very much!
Many gretings!

Noushka said...

That is a beautiful Orthetrum coerulescens female and your photos are magnificent!
Cheers!

Breathtaking said...

Thank you so much Noushka for the compliment and for the name. I did'nt know, and really appreciate the info:)

Breathtaking said...

ioan moldavan
Thank you Ioan:)I really need a better lens, but for now the one I have will to do! It takes moderately good photos but not as good as I would like.

Mary Brown said...

Excellent. Kisses

jesters view said...

hallo,
die bilder der libelle sind einfach phantastisch!! gefallen mir sehr gut!! liebe grüße jester

Breathtaking said...

jesters view
Thank you so much for your very nice comment:)

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