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Scarce chaser Scarce chaser female - Libellula fulva Animalia,Arthropoda,Axios River Delta Complex,Dragonfly,Europe,Geotagged,Greece,Insecta,Libellula fulva,Libellulidae,Odonata,Ramsar wetland,Scarce Chaser,Skimmer,Spring,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Jivko, you've really reached a new level in your macro skills. Very pure and bright images, well focused and with beautiful simplicity and elegance, my compliments! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy. I do my best! Posted 4 years ago

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The Scarce Chaser is a species of dragonfly. The adult male has a bright blue abdomen with patches of black, while the adult female and juvenile male each have a bright orange abdomen. It is about 45 mm in length with an average wingspan of 74 mm. It is distributed throughout Europe. This dragonfly is considered a species of special concern in Great Britain due to loss of its specific ideal habitat.

This species lives on floodplains and marshes with dense, abundant vegetation,.. more

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded May 18, 2015. Captured May 1, 2015 09:46 in Unnamed Road, Delta 573 00, Greece.
  • ulva
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO125
  • 100mm