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Neurothemis ramburii ramburii - Painted Grasshawk Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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Ramburii is a lot more nervous than the fluctuans, the similar dragon. I certainly won&rsquo;t be getting close enough to lift the abdomen with my finger with a ramburii.<br />
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Normally here, I would state the difficulty of obtaining an image; easy or difficult. A few years ago, I would have said that all dragons were difficult, but my opinion has changed following a lot of practice. Ramburii has a reputation for being difficult, but I do not find it so.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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Neurothemis ramburii ramburii - Painted Grasshawk

Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.

Neurothemis ramburii ramburii - Painted Grasshawk There are two dragons at my location that are quite similar, but I can tell them apart easily enough. The hard part is telling the female from the male. I will get into this on a later post and will link back to this series.<br />
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Ramburii is a lot more nervous than the fluctuans, the similar dragon. I certainly won’t be getting close enough to lift the abdomen with my finger with a ramburii.<br />
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Normally here, I would state the difficulty of obtaining an image; easy or difficult. A few years ago, I would have said that all dragons were difficult, but my opinion has changed following a lot of practice. Ramburii has a reputation for being difficult, but I do not find it so.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/38227/dragon_red_8510.html<br />
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Neurothemis ramburii is a bright red dragonfly found throughout SE Asia.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Vodkaman
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By Vodkaman

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Uploaded Apr 26, 2016. Captured Feb 17, 2014 09:48 in Jl. Lavender No.8, Ciwaruga, Parongpong, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm