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|Found this damselfly today. Looks like a Spotted Spreadwing (Lestes congener), male. But as I can't see the lower part of the thorax here clearly, I can't be sure about this ID. Spotted Spreadwing has two black marks at the lower part of thorax. |
That apart, it looks very similar to Spotted Spreadwing. I am looking for other opinions though. Any opinion on its ID, is welcome.
I found this damselfly at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary.. which is a Mass Audubon sanctuary, and is located in Princeton, MA.
As a matter of fact, that sanctuary is full of this species of damselflies. If I say, I saw fifty such damselflies today, I won't be wrong! They were everywhere!
I took this picture using my long-time companion, Canon PowerShot SX40 HS. No tripod, no flash.
Thanks for viewing. Happy to share. :)
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Ciao Ruby, great macro of lovely damselfly, fantastic colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Very good macro, Ruby. The eyes in particular are well captured.
Wonderful handling of your compact camera for a macro shot.
- [2015-09-21 14:10]
A very good presentation of this pretty little damselfly. I checked my guide book and believe you are correct about the identity. It looks exactly like the Spotted Spreadwing photo in my book. Nicely focused and displaying beautiful natural colors. A special treat to see this attractive post from you today!!
- [2015-09-22 4:53]
Hi Ruby,i agree with you and Ron for the identification.And the pic is truly beautiful,impressive sharpness everywhere despite the diagonal perspective and bright colors too,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Excellent shot of this blue eyed damselfly, superb colors, details and POV,
lovely natural BG
Have a good night