It’s quite amazing how close these beauties will allow me to approach before they take flight. Even then, they will usually flit close by only to alight on the same spot. While these images are cropped, I was no more than a ruler’s length away and on several shots even the click of the … More More Dragons!
Well, one dragon at least. Kirby’s Dropwing 21/12/20 Ark
Female Orange-Winged Dropwing. Front garden – 23/11/19 Ark
Kirby’s Dropwing. 12/11/19 Ark
Kirby’s Dropwing First of the season! 14/4/19 Ark
Male Orange Veined Dropwing. Ark 6/1/2019
‘Cooling Off’ Young Male Orange-Winged Dropwing this morning. Ark.
Orange-winged Dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi) Photographed yesterday afternoon. I sharpened the image a little with the specific intent of trying to create the effect of stained glass. For Sally , who dabbles in glass! Ark.
Trithemis kirbyi, – Kirby’s Dropwing – (also known as the orange-winged dropwing, or scarlet rock glider), stops for a breather on an Iris leaf 22/11/18 Ark
Well, one dragon. 11:51. Red Veined Darter on a bare reed on the floating island in the pond. It has just past 13:00 and hit 33, although the ”real feel ” says it’s 36 plus. I can believe that! As Robin Williams once noted … ”It’s hot … damn hot’! Ark
Wings up! Wings down! Ark
Blue Emperor – Female, laying eggs in the pond. I have seen it every year around this time since 2015, and even know, more or less, what time of the day it arrives, but until this morning I have never managed to get a photograph. I said as much yesterday to Brian , who … More It only took 3 1/2 years