Friday, September 01, 2006

Rumpelstiltskin's handiwork



Eastern amberwing (Perithemis tenera) male.

Friday Ark.

6 comments:

Rurality said...

He had met his end, so it was very easy to get a close-up.

Eva said...

A shame he's dead, but very pretty. Dragonflies are so interesting -- I only recently learned that some of them migrate long distances.

Floridacracker said...

Thanks for the ID. Somewhere on this computer I have a shot of an amber with a blue and all the UF Gator fans in my house see it as gator colors.

swamp4me said...

One of my favorite dragonflies - I am firmly convinced they see themselves as giants.

gawilli said...

I enjoyed the reference to Rumpelstiltskin.

lené said...

What a beautiful creature. :)