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Another hard to distinguish species of Damselfly as the small electric blues are so similar. It would be nice if these were Southern Damsels (Coenagrion mercuriale) – which are rare and therefore protected, however with the appreciated help of Sam we’ve agreed it’s the Azure Damsel (Coenagrion puella).

Unless any experts out there know different!

Taken with Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG macro
Manual focus. Hand held.

Explored: Highest position: 17 on Monday, June 1, 2009. Thanks to everyone who have taken the time to comment!

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