Orthetrum caledonicum aka Blue Skimmer (?)
Kuitpo, near K1Winery – December, 2013 – warm, sunny conditions
Photo: Michal Dutkiewicz
In Blue Skimmer Dragonfly: 1, we see a great shot of the wings – Here we get to see the head – A different specimen, also a male, shot last Summer. Females are yellowish – This species is widespread across Australia. The wings are characteristically held forward and down when resting for members of this genus.
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