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Blue Dasher - Pachydiplax longipennis

Bluff Spring Fen is the only place I've ever been able to get dragons or damsels to perch on something pretty. While the females of this species are not exactly the most brightly colored of the dragons, this one absolutely had to be captured when she perched on some white campion. The male shown below was stalking her everywhere she went and trying to latch on to her neck. I think she had a headache because his persistence seemed to go completely unnoticed.

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Taken on June 15, 2010