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California Dancer Damselflies - Argia agrioides. The blue male is attached in the "sentinel" position to the tan female, who is laying eggs on the stem of an aquatic plant.
Argia Dancer Damselfly

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Comments (13)

Erik van den Ham on June 5, 2013

Magnificent action shot of these two. Al the hard work that needs to be done to assure new generations to come.

Cheers, Erik

Anita Langer on June 5, 2013

Glückwunsch zu dieser Serie der Libellen. Ich bin begeistert und deshalb bekommst Du auch ein L&F gern dafür. Du hast viele tolle Fotos nach meinem Geschmack. Komme gern wieder. - Herzliche Grüße von AƝITA ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

kenfowkes on June 6, 2013

Erik, I do appreciate all of their hard work, and I take great care to encourage these lovely creatures to procreate. Thank you for your visit!

kenfowkes on June 6, 2013

AƝITA, thank you so much for your comment. Your thrilled gave me a thrill.
Cheers!

Vanni Lazzari on June 8, 2013

Molto bella, like. Saluti Vanni

kenfowkes on June 8, 2013

Greetings Vanni! Thank you!

J. Kolman on June 9, 2013

Excellent series of these acrobats! L. Greetings, Jos.

Fred Quader on June 14, 2013

L 6, F 2, very good work !

RGC52 on June 18, 2013

Ottimo lavoro. LIKE+Favorite+Voto Saluti RGC52

kenfowkes on June 19, 2013

Jos, thanks for your nice comment!

kenfowkes on June 19, 2013

Kastl and RGC62, thanks for your comments, and for the yellow stars too!

Augusto Janiscki Jun… on July 13, 2013

wonderful macro picture

kenfowkes on July 15, 2013

Obrigado, Augusto.

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Photo taken in Shoreline at Mountain View, 3070 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

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  • Uploaded on May 31, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by kenfowkes
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
    • Taken on 2013/05/25 14:45:54
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 135.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV
    • No flash

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