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Gallery - Skimmers

[More information about Black-tailed Skimmer][blacktailedsk3]Black-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum)

Also known as "Blue arrows", the males of this species sheering fast and low above water or perching on open ground beside it, are one of the most familiar dragonfly sights in our area.

[More information about Keeled Skimmer][ks5]Keeled Skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens)

This is a small common Skimmer of flowing water.

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