Tuesday, May 13, 2008

At the swimming pool

Four-spotted Chasers mating (the female was busy ovipositing and the male flew down and chased and grabbed her. She managed to get free)

and ovipositing (egg-laying). These dragonflies fly along the surface and jerkily dip their rear ends below the surface

Large Red Damselfly

This Carrion Crow has learned to catch small fish in the pool

photos taken with Canon EOS 30D, EF 300mm f/4L IS USM