Dragonflies (Townsville, Australia) - Sat 19th March 2005
These are photos of dragonflies that I found this afternoon in the garden at home. The variations in characteristics among the different species of dragonflies is very interesting.
A red dragonfly.
A goldish-brown dragonfly standing on a chilly plant in our garden.
A blue dragonfly standing on a fallen leaf on the ground.
More dragonflies photographed at home in the garden - photographed between Tues 12th April to Mon 2nd May 2005
A blue dragonfly resting on a plant.
A view from a different angle.
This one has colours like a leopard.
Still resting there on the blade of buffalo-grass.
This one reminds me of an army helicopter with the army camouflage colours.
A black dragonfly.
A red dragonfly.
A green dragonfly.
This one has grey and black colours with gold bands.
A big green dragonfly in flight.
A blue dragonfly flying around near my hand.
The blue dragonfly resting on my finger. This friendly dragonfly has a half-broken front leg, which I discovered after looking closely at this photo. Apart from that, it was a very healthy dragonfly.
This is a different blue dragonfly seen on the following day.
A red dragonfly rests on a dried stem of a plant.
A black and yellow dragonfly taken in very bright sunlight.
The natural colours on the head and eyes makes this dragonfly appear to have a happy face. It reminds me of Jiminy Cricket.
This dragonfly's face reminds me of a Thomas The Tank Engine character.
This dragonfly has a face of a funny cartoon character.
This one reminds me of a playful dog.
A red dragonfly photographed from below.
The same red dragonfly showing yellow and pink colours in its wings.
I photographed this one at night time.
This dragonfly with yellow wings is called a graphic flutterer dragonfly.
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