Northern Emerald - Hoogveenglanslibel

Northern Emerald


Somatochlora arctica

Pictures: Teus Luijendijk

A very scarce dragonfly in The Netherlands. This one was just patrolling its territory and never seemed to settle down to allow me to take a picture. I therefore just set my camera at a distance of 2½ m and took as many pictures as possible when it was passing by on its patrol legs to and fro. Some of the pictures taken weren't even as bad as I expected:

Northern Emerald  -  Hoogveenglanslibel   Somatochlora arctica   male; digital pictures.
Rode beek, Brunssummerheide, Brunssum Li, The Netherlands, 31 July 2004.


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