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Z is for Zoe Waterfall Damselfly

. Ah! The very last entry in this years A-Z blog Challenge. The Zoe Waterfall damselfly is endemic to north-east Mexico. It is exceptionally beautiful with long clear wings that have black tips with a blue stripe. Although occasionally some of them have entirely black wings. As adults they are voracious predators on flying insects, …

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And now I have the set – a banded demoiselle!

Today I took my camera on my dog walk, and decided to try to get a banded demoiselle photo by the river. The banded demoiselles seem more skittish than the beautiful demoiselles – every time I raised the camera the one I was looking at would fly off in a flurry of beautiful four-spot winged …

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