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blood-red heath darter

blood-red heath darter
Photo Information
Copyright: Hans van Dongen (HanNel) (9)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-16
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Digital Ixus 850 IS
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-07-17 14:00
Viewed: 3189
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Dutch]
Sympetrum sanguineum

The blood-red heath darter (Sympetrum sanguineum) is a dragonfly of the family of choirs bolts. The males stand out by their striking blood-red appearance, and therefore it since a fire dragonfly. Other heath dragonflies both the male and the female easily distinguished by the entirely black legs. The body length is between 34 and 36 millimeters. The habitat of the blood-red heath dragonfly consists of static or slowly flowing very reasonable food rich waters.
The species is in the Netherlands and Belgium a general kind. He comes across the Pale Arctic region.
The flight period is from mid June to mid October.

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Dear Hans,

Great shot of this red-colored damselfly! Very natural colors, great sharpness and soft background. well positioned and nicely framed. Great details. Last but not least, a wonderful composition!

Thanks for sharing!

Warm greetings,
Paras Bhalla

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  • [2009-07-17 14:45]

Slav Hans,
This is very good close up of this red dragonfly.Nice colors and excellent sharpness.Thanks for sharing.

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