Monday, June 7, 2010

Spangled Skimmer

I came across this Spangled Skimmer in Dogtown.  He has the most striking white stripes and stigma (markings towards the ends of wings).

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Unfortunately, I couldn’t photograph her from the back so that I could show those wonderful wings in focus.

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5 comments:

Roy said...

Fabulous macros Steve, so, so clear.

grammie g said...

Interesting fellow he is with those white dots on his wings and body stripes!!!

Al said...

Extraordinary. I don't know how you get these incredible macro photos, they are so perfect.

Kathy said...

And, my, what big eyes he has!

Doug Taron said...

A year ago when I was on Cape Ann, I tried to photograph one of these guys behind my dad's house in Manchester. The wings vanished into the background and I wasn't at all happy with the photo. It's too bad, because they were pretty approachable.

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