The Beautiful Demoiselle

by Jim Burns May. 26, 2010 1286 views

A damselfly pitched on the weigela bush…a male ‘Calopteryx virgo’…also known as the ‘Beautiful Demoiselle Damselfly’. This (I think) is a male….The most extraordinary metallic, irridescent colour…..
This taken with the ancient (35 years old) micro-Nikkor stuck on to the front of the D300

The same little guy in close-up

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Bernã¡Th Attila 7 years, 3 months ago


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Reinhard Evers 7 years, 3 months ago

Looks like an alien on the great macro.

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