Saturday, 21 August 2010

Copper Demoiselle

Female Copper Demoiselle (Calopteryx hæmorrhoidalis)
Several male and female Copper Demoiselles were active next to the River Orb near Bédarieux this morning. The male has a coppery red body colour, which is where the species gets its name.
(Canon EOS450D, Tamron SP90mm macro, 1/800s @ f/7.1, ISO 400)

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