Photos of birds, fish, flowers and miscellaneous things that catch my eye and instill a sense of wonder.
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis
Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis, perched on dried lotus leaf. This California dragonfly favors still ponds where it is often seen with the wings pitched forward, primed to sweep its wings backward to launch the Dasher upward into the air for a hasty escape.