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  1. Really nice Jivko! Posted 10 months ago
  2. Wow, that's an impressive shot! Posted 10 months ago
  3. Nice shot Jivko! Posted 10 months ago
  4. Really beautiful in flight. Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thank you, Mike! Posted 10 months ago

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The Emperor Dragonfly or Blue Emperor, ''Anax imperator'', is a large and powerful species of hawker dragonfly of the family Aeshnidae, averaging 78 millimetres in length. It is found mainly in Europe and nearby Africa and Asia. As it wanders widely it can also be encountered elsewhere.

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

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Uploaded Jul 15, 2017. Captured Jul 15, 2017 09:53 in Unnamed Road, 2117, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/3.5
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO160
  • 100mm