Ebony Jewelwing M
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|Jewelwings are aptly named - they always catch your eye like a lost gem in the rough. This is a male ebony jewelwing that has been hanging around the alder bog behind the house for the past week or so. |
The Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata) is a species of broad-winged damselflies. It is one out of the 170 species of the Odonata found in New England, the Mid-Atlantic states, and southeastern Canada. It is between 39–57 mm (1.5–2.2 in). The males have metallic blue-green bodies and dark brown wings that appear black. Females have duller brown bodies and smoky wings and glistening white spots near tip wings. Naiad have pale brown bodies with darker markings.
Species: C. maculata
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- [2013-07-15 13:17]
A very nice photo of this damselfly in beautiful light, colours, good sharpness and an excellent composition. The eye is eye catching.
interesting dragonfly. I like your point of view. Excellent presentation.
Thanks for sharing,
As usual a top quality image with superb colors. Wonderful photo with excellent details. Amazing clarity and perfect focus of this colorful damselfly. Nice composition.....
Thanks for sharing!
- [2013-07-15 23:59]
Hi Derek,great capture of this metallic damselfy,always difficult to take because the light reflections on the wings,the result is really perfect whit fine details and the best exposure too,beautiful classic pose too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano