Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Baby birds, dragons and damsels

Swallow fledgling
The year's first brood of Swallows is now on the wing (and on the wires) at home

Emperor
Female Emperor laying eggs on the pool at The Lodge

Four-spotted Chaser
Four-spotted Chaser

Small Red-eyed Damselfly
My first Small Red-eyed Damselfly of the year at The Lodge


I saw the first ever dragonflies to emerge from our garden pond this morning - Common Darters.

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