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Female Brown-backed Red Marsh Hawk

Orthetrum chrysis

Description:

A medium sized dragonfly with brown black thorax and bright red abdomen.

Habitat:

Around marshes, ponds, paddy fields and stagnant parts of rivers and streams.

Notes:

It was feasting on a fly when i shot it

No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

angel_ansh
angel_ansh a year ago

thanks...i could not get a nice shot though.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

I like the second photo best.

Benguet, Philippines

Lat: 16.42, Long: 120.61

Spotted on Jun 17, 2012
Submitted on Jun 20, 2012

Spotted for mission

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