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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Bournda Environment Education Centre

Orthetrum caledonicum at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 8 May 2018

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Photographed a mating pair on the lakeside.

2 comments

JackieMiles1K wrote:
   22 May 2018
Hi Ross, I assume this was some sort of slip of the finger when selecting the species from the list. Looks mighty like a blue skimmer to me.
RossMannell438 wrote:
   22 May 2018
DRAT! I meant to select Orthetrum caledonicum but must have slipped when selecting the species. Thanks, Jackie.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 8 May 2018 Recorded on
  • RossMannell Recorded by

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