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Common Bluetail

Ischnura heterostica

Description:

Common bluetail -damselfly. Australasian Egg laying phase of mating...zoom in on full screen to see the egg deposits.

Habitat:

Our front yard, freshwater pond, although the Common Bluetail is saltwater tolerant

Notes:

Two mating damselflies, now in the egg laying phase. If you zoom in on the full screen you will see the egg deposits.

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6 Comments

debart12
debart12 9 years ago

Lol my android just wrote eteadt instead of steady...
Anyway, thanks Walter, you've taken some pretty impressive photos yourself!

debart12
debart12 9 years ago

Ha ha. Thanks. Nothing special: just a sony eteadt shot 10.1 mega pixel camera, but it did take some fiddling to get that shot:-)

Geodialist
Geodialist 9 years ago

Wow, "debart12" -- talk about a fast start out of the gate! Let's see you top that one! ;) What type of photo gear did you use to shoot your extraordinary photo? Walter Sanford, a.k.a., Geodialist (wsanford@wsanford.com)

debart12
debart12 9 years ago

Actually, to be more specific, they are in the egg laying phase....

debart12
debart12 9 years ago

Thank you, Heather!

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 9 years ago

Wonderful action photo!!!

debart12
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debart12

Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

Spotted on Dec 4, 2010
Submitted on Jun 24, 2011

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