Southern Hawker or Blue Darner (Aeshna cyanea)
This 3 inch dragonfly turned up in our garden and by stealth managed to get this close up of it. Only once before had I caught a glimpse of such a large dragonfly.
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|Captured:||Aug 30, 2010|
|Uploaded:||Mar 27, 2013 (UTC)|
|Focal length:||100 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/250 sec|