A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds

Sunday 1 August 2010

Dragon Fly

You can tell a dragonfly from a damsel fly as the dragonfly rests with its wings open and the damsel fly folds them back. This is not always true as this newly emerged dragonfly shows struggling with a strong breeze to dry out on a cotswold stone cottage wall. A few moments later it had moved to a more sheltered place and was behaving conventionally.
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