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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Emperor Dragonflies.


Lots of Emperor dragonflies emerged from the small pond again this year.

This Emperor dragonfly larvae has lived in the pond for 2 years, here it has crawled up a stem in preparation for transformation, May 28th.

An Emperor dragonfly in the process of emerging. May 28th.

A freshly emerged emperor resting near the pond, the colours develop over the first few days after emergence, May 29th.

Angus and Alfie spotting emerging dragonfly larvae.
There were lots to see, May 28th.

Angus and Tivon, another dragonfly day, May 30th.

No more dragonfly photos for this year, but all the resident specimens were flying about in their usual numbers.

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