Dragonflies! neither dragons nor flies!

Challenge #29 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This challenge is just for DRAGONFLIES, (Order Odonata, Suborder Anistera) possibly the fastest fliers in the insect kingdom. The dragonflies must be outside, on flowers, leaves, flying around, or just doing what dragonflies do; NOT under studio lights. Macro shots welcome. NO photos of Damselflies (Order Odonata, Suborder Zygoptera) please. They are usually smaller than dragonflies and will be DQ'd. They will have their own challenge later. http://bugguide.net/node/view/191/bgpage will provide more information about dragonflies. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Birth Of A Dragonfly
Oblisking in Morning Sunlight
Cardinal Meadowhawk
Dragonfly1
Picture Wing
Neurothemis fluctuans (Male)
Rhyothemis phyllis
Look at me!
Window Skimmer Dragonfly
Battleground Flier
origin of helicopter
Blue Dasher
Dragonfly
Dragonfly
Dragonfly.
Chewing on an Insect
Face to face chat with a Dragon.
The best flying machine in the world
Red Tail Dragonfly
Blue Dasher
Dragonfly on a sunny day
Dragonfly
Rhyothemis triangularis Kirby
Dragonfly taking a sunbath
Dragonfly Valentine
Look at me
Sharing the perch
Orange Winged Dropwing Dragonfly
STILL WATERS,  RESTING DRAGON
Dragonfly On A Stick
Insects Beware!
Dragonflies in the quarry
bule head dragonfly
Golden Dragonfly
Just restin'
Olive Clubtail
Removing the damselfly
Blue-tail Drgaonfly
Hanging out
Red dragon fly St Andrews SP,Florida
pink dragonFly basking in Sunset
Endangered Species
Ready For Take Off
Karelian dragonfly
Tightrope Walker
Blue Dragon
lovely encounter
Smailing
Brown-backed Red Marsh Hawk
Kapokapowai in flight
Pit stop
Blue-tiful D-Fly
Janet's Dragonfly
At Rest...
Dragonfly
Red Dragonfly
Fiery Skimmer
Amber
Love...
Life Goes On
Ardèche 2012
The Life Cycle
Dragon Fly
Eggs on wings?
Dragonfly & Lupine
שפ04
I'm_so_pretty
Dragonfly on Lotus bud
Elisa Skimmer
Kawagoe, Japan
Dragon
Green eyes, yeah the spotlight shines upon you
Wide Bodied Chaser
Dragonfly
Fossil
Vilinkonjic
Thunder in the Glens
Dragonfly Perch at the Beach
Exoskeleton
Dragonfly in the Garden
Black Darter
Flagon Dry the Dragonfly
SA dragonfly
Urban aviator.
French Dragonfly
At rest.
Lovers
Hiding !!
Perched
Dragonfly in fly
The Dragonfly
Half and Half
Don't move!
Anzali's dragonfly
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Dragonfly
Close-Up of Dragonfly
Damselfly, NOT this challenge!
1,600px MAXIMUM
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