Roseate Skimmer

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Male Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea, November 2007.

Image: Biosparite [larger view]

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Hmm, is it a trick of the light? Usually the males' abdomens are pinker than that, and the females have orange ones. But that bright-blue thorax is certainly characteristic of the breed. Lovely photo!

By Another Kevin (not verified) on 21 Nov 2007 #permalink