Damselfly - Emerald  
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 8th July 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th June 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens.
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Emerald Damselfly
Emerald Damselfly

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 10th September 2015 using Nikon D5200 - 18-55 mm lens with Raynox DCR-250 Macro Attachment Fact File

Damselfly - Emerald
Species:
Order:
Family:
A.K.A.
Lestes sponsa.
Odonata.
Lestidae.
Common Spreadwing.
Habitat:
Description:

Size:

Flies/Found:

Ponds and lakes, and is very rarely seen along flowing water.
Both males and females have a metallic green colour and when resting it's wings are usually half opened leading to it's other name as Common Spreadwing.
Abdomen is 26-33mm long.
Wings are 19-23mm long.
July - September.