Damselfly Framed in Green

© Nikki McDonald

Damselfly Framed in Green

Uploaded: July 12, 2020 | Entered: July 12, 2020 07:44:01


Though the names damselfly and dragonfly are often used interchangeably, because of its dull, brown color, small size, slender body, and the position of the wings when resting, I believe this is a female damselfly. Damselflies are in the order Odonata, the suborder Zygoptera. Aquatic and predatory, they favor freshwater habitats and are welcome because they help control nuisance insects like mosquitoes.

Exif: Camera: SONY ILCE-7M3; Shutter Speed: 1/640; Aperture: f/8.0; ISO: 2000; Orientation: ; Date: 2020:07:11 22:50:55


Cynthia M. Wiles level-deluxe July 12, 2020

Great detail and clarity! #1742695

Terry Korpela level-deluxe July 12, 2020

Nicely Done Nikki! #11817510

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic July 12, 2020

Great detail on the damselfly, and I like the green background, and especially the green plant she is on. #11817512

Bob Cournoyer level-classic July 12, 2020

Yup, love the profile/space and clarity... :-) #11817518

Janet Criswell level-deluxe July 12, 2020

Beautiful! Wonderful capture! #11817520

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe July 12, 2020

Beautiful capture Nikki! #11817537

Michele Peterson level-classic July 12, 2020

I love the light, and yes the position of the damselfly is perfect! #11817541

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