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Monday, 11 August 2014
The Emperor ( Anax imperator ) is the largest resident Dragonfly in Britain, being fairly common down here in the South West , a male has been patrolling our pond, bossing all that flies by, he was resting on an iris ,I tried to sneak up on him for a photograph but each time he would fly, then return to
Female Emperor ovipositing
the same spot, so i tried wading into the water and from this direction he took no notice of me allowing some nice close ups.The females ,meanwhile, were busy ovipositing onto the surface vegitation.