by Dave Cornwell

Dragonflies and Butterflies

I have taken rather a lot of these in the past couple of weeks! I will just label them with the species name and make no further comment other than they are local species.

Scarce Emerald Damselfly
Scarce Emerald Damselfly

Scarce Emerald Damselfly

Southern Hawker Dragonfly

Southern Hawker Dragonfly

Southern Hawker

Southern Hawkers Coupling

Southern Hawker Flight

Common Blue Damselfly (male)

Common Blue 3

(female)
Common Blue female

Brimstone Butterfly
Brimstone

Common Blue Butterfly
Common Blue

Small Copper Butterfly
Small Copper

Comma Butterfly
Comma showing comma

White Admiral Butterfly

White Admiral

White Admiral
White Admiral 1

3 responses

  1. opcat

    the Aeshna cyanea is my favorite ! I am impressed with your photos! very close .How is difficult to take them in flightI like the name of Comma Butterfly in french "Robert le diable" "Robert the Devil" Brimstone Butterfly ( the lemon …) is beautiful great picture

    September 9, 2012 at 7:09 am

  2. chthoniid

    I do like the dragonfly pictures. Clear backgrounds, vibrant colours and oodles of detail.

    September 10, 2012 at 7:09 am

  3. opcat

    now it's working fine :yes: I love their faces! Here we see very well the eye colors

    September 10, 2012 at 8:09 am