Swift Dispatch

Pachydiplax longipennisThis Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis) gobbled his fly prey up with startling swiftness.

2 Responses to “Swift Dispatch”

  1. 1 Edward Olivera July 31, 2014 at 7:42 am

    Amazing photo!

    • 2 mthew July 31, 2014 at 11:43 am

      Thanks, Edward. This is one of those cases where I couldn’t actually see this detail w/o the telephoto lens. I was justing shooting another Blue Dasher, probably our most common dragonfly — but not seen in the huge numbers of last year’s boom — and got lucky.

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