|Copyright: Maxime Sacre (Max31)
|Date Taken: 2005-07-12|
|Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2007-08-11 11:31|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]|
|This shot of the scarlet dragonfly was taken with the pond (like|
merry frog ) posed on a grass.
Dragonfly of average size, the male justifies the name of this species
by the red hue sharp of its abdomen. The female has the abdomen
yellowish. It is distinguished from the sympetrums by the edge of the
The scarlet dragonfly flies of mid-May to septembre/octobre. To defend its territory, the male does not hesitate to tackle larger species
like Anax emperor.
The coupling, very fast A place in flight. With the exit of the
coupling, the female lays immediately by dispersing its eggs on the
surface of water.
Cut: 19-31 mm
Place of life: ponds, rivers.
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Stunning the bright red colour of this insect!
I like your point of view and the excellent details got on the body.
I like also the light spots got at both sides of the picture.
Well done et merci du partager.
Good colors and POV.