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Common darter (female) Looks like she had a near miss looking at that wing! Common Darter,Geotagged,Summer,Sympetrum striolatum,United Kingdom,isle of wight,odonata Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Still beautiful! Posted one year ago

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The Common Darter is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae native to Eurasia. It is one of the most common dragonflies in Europe, occurring in a wide variety of water bodies, though with a preference for breeding in still water such as ponds and lakes. In the south of its range adults are on the wing all year round.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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By Claire Hamilton

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Uploaded Aug 21, 2018. Captured Aug 21, 2018 06:07 in 2 Pond Ln, Seaview PO34 5AF, UK.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/640s
  • ISO160
  • 400mm