Down By The River

Feel free to click to enlarge and click again to get even closer. July 2019, near local river, South Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

Love By The Lake

Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum), July 2018 Derwentwater, Cumbria, England. © Pete Hillman.

Love On The River Bank

The air above the local river was alive with these Banded Demoiselle Calopteryx splendens as they courted on the banks. I found this happy couple making a love heart. The male is the shiny blue one on the right, the golden-green female on the left. After a few minutes the male flew off leaving the... Continue Reading →

Blue-tailed Damselfly Ischnura elegans

This is the mature female typica form, which has the same colours as the male. I don't think my eyes will ever tire of seeing such a beautiful, rich and vibrant combination of blues. May 2018, pond edge, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England. © Pete Hillman Sigma 18-300mm.

An Evening Visitor

Click once to expand view, click again to get that little bit closer Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphula, this evening May 2018, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman Sigma 18-300mm.

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