A photo diary from the Languedoc region of France, particularly around the vicinity of Lamalou-les-Bains, my previous home town in France. Please see my new blog "Moorlands and Peak".
Saturday, 31 July 2010
Southern Skimmer Dragonfly
Southern Skimmer Orthetrum brunneum
This dragonfly is widely distributed throughout southern Europe but is absent from the British Isles. The photo was taken at the La Peyne stream near to the Barrage des Olivettes. (Canon EOS450D, Canon 55-250mm IS lens @ 250mm, 1/400s @ f/7.1)