Nature's Place

Dragon’s Delight

Red Dragon perched on a grass stalk by the dark water.

*Click on the pictures for a proper look … and click again

Not warm enough for flight, much, but it soon absorbed some from my finger.

And took flight, but for a short time before landing again.

It’s a difficult existence for most anything, and everything changes.

Late in the season for this little dragonfly, it’s almost winter in sub tropical Queensland.

But the season is late and it was a protected spot, a small dam ringed by treed hills.

A nice quiet place where animated nature may present, in unique form.

© Mark Berkery ……. Click on those pictures for a closer look

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  1. Jan Williams Photography said, on 30/05/2019 at 9:45 pm

    Fabulous shots!

  2. Anselem Thankgod said, on 30/05/2019 at 1:50 pm

    Nice…

  3. Nil said, on 25/05/2019 at 11:57 pm

    Beautiful creature, lovely photos…

  4. Lissa Clayton said, on 25/05/2019 at 5:28 am

    What a little delight it is. Love the pic showing size against your finger. And the one of it’s face showing all the details.

    • Mark said, on 25/05/2019 at 11:51 am

      What a delight it is, to fly as a dragon …

      Thanks Lissa.

  5. rosejfairchild said, on 24/05/2019 at 10:39 pm

    Gorgeous!

    • Mark said, on 25/05/2019 at 11:49 am

      A complex little creature too.

      • rosejfairchild said, on 25/05/2019 at 1:04 pm

        They really are. I’ve always been fascinated by them. Great shots!

        • Mark said, on 25/05/2019 at 6:13 pm

          They are a pleasure to watch on the wing.

          Thanks Rose.

  6. pflanzwas said, on 24/05/2019 at 7:12 am

    Fantastic pictures and these eyes! Unbelievable! It looks so small compared to your finger. I never saw such a small dragonfly.

    • Mark said, on 24/05/2019 at 11:35 am

      The wrap-around eyes are great for hunting, which they are masters at. Amazing little creatures.

      Thanks Almuth.


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