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More photos of the Scarlet Dragonfly ….
… enjoying a sunbath at the edge of the pond:
Scarlet Dragonfly flying over the pond:
And finally the male Dragonfly found the lady of his heart:
Marvelous is the scenery, when the Western Demoiselle (Calopteryx xanthostoma) arrives. Somehow you get the feeling as if a mini helicopter is flying over the pond:
A female Western Demoiselle …
… at oviposition:
A Common Winter Damsel (Sympecma fusca) …
… taking sunbath:
The imagos are living compared with all other dragonfly species …
… longer as a flying insect than a larva:
Thanks for posing so patiently!
None of these beauties I could admire before the biotope was built in my garden. It is just terrific to watch, who is coming attracted by a little bit of water!