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Blue spotted hawker - female

Adversaeschna brevistyla


This large colorful dragonfly was resting until I got too close and instantly flew away. In the foliage, it hid very well.


Resting in a gum tree

Notes: This link shows the blue spots http://strathbogierangesnatureview.wordp...

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MartinL 8 years ago

Thanks for your comments

BobHoward 8 years ago

Awesome series...

MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Great capture!!! Nice macro!!

MartinL 8 years ago

Thank you frank.
Even with a field guide, I have little idea which species this is.

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 8 years ago

You have an amazing camera! How sharp the dragonfly look its unbelievable, I can see its wing so clearly :-) Its true that it hid on the foliage well, on the third picture I had a hard time spotting it. Thank you for submitting this spotting.

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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 22, 2012
Submitted on Feb 22, 2012

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