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Aeshna mixta #2

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 11 November 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Aeshna mixta (NL: Paardenbijter / EN: Migrant Hawker / DE: Herbst-Mosaikjungfer / FR: Æschne mixte) is one of the smaller species of hawker dragonflies. It can be found away from water but for breeding it prefers still or slow-flowing water and can tolerate brackish sites. The flight period is from July to the end of October. A. mixta occurs in North Africa, southern and central Europe to the Baltic region.

Image: Schoten (BE) – 01/09/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/1000 second F/6.3 ISO 200 150 mm

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KriKridesign from Suisse, Switzerland

Magnifique!!! 5*!

11 Nov 2012 7:50am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

very beautiful macro ! Love the bokeh of light !

11 Nov 2012 7:56am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Geweldig mooi !
Ik wens je een fijne dag.

11 Nov 2012 8:06am

christine from schoten, Belgium

Een heel gewoon hoekje ... omgetoverd tot kunst.

11 Nov 2012 8:10am

tataze from France

Very beautiful macro

11 Nov 2012 9:37am

Denise from granby, québec, Canada

Great macro shot!

11 Nov 2012 2:26pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


12 Nov 2012 12:31am

Loretta from Pretoria, South Africa

Super image Johan!!

12 Nov 2012 4:07am

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Microcosmos by Anna Cherer

Canon EOS 400D
1/1000 second
ISO 200
150 mm