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NZ Mountain Giant Dragonfly

Uropetala chiltoni


A very polite and photogenic dragonfly, at Waimangu, Rotorua NZ :)

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DespinaTsafetopoulou 11 years ago

Oh they're pretty common around here, I've seen lots, but it was the first time I came that close to one of that species :)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 11 years ago

Excellent captures! I've never seen a black dragonfly before.

Rotorua, New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 10, 2010
Submitted on Oct 10, 2012

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