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Large Red Damselfly Spring, one of the first, if not the first damselfly that appears is this one, we found them today by the dozens. Geotagged,Large Red Damselfly,Netherlands,Pyrrhosoma nymphula,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Large Red Damselfly

Spring, one of the first, if not the first damselfly that appears is this one, we found them today by the dozens.

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  1. What a stunner! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Paul is right, they're mass emerging right now. Found 5 in our small garden today. Including one almost dead on the floor, I think you'll know what I'm doing tonight :) Posted 10 months ago
      1. Yay, another subject! Posted 10 months ago
    2. Thank you Christine Posted 10 months ago
  2. Superb detail here. This is a celebration of red, in all its dynamic, eye catching beauty. A vermilion wonder! Posted 10 months ago
    1. You make me blush Ruth, thanks a lot. Posted 10 months ago

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The Large Red Damselfly ''Pyrrhosoma nymphula'' is a European damselfly. It is one of the first damselflies to emerge in the year.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by Paul Dirksen
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By Paul Dirksen

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Uploaded Apr 21, 2020. Captured Apr 21, 2020 11:52 in Ketelweg, 3902 Veenendaal, Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/11.0
  • 1/790s
  • ISO800
  • 560mm