British Wildlife

Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)
Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)

Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)

A pair in tandem. I have only seen this on a couple of occasions as they don't seem to stay in tandem long. Unlike other damselflies the male doesn't stay joined to the female whilst she egg lays.
Ref:
2906
Date:
28/07/13
Location:
River Soar
Photographer:
Mat Bingham