fotografie – photo

Epitheca bimaculata – splněno! Ale s podtitulem: byla to blbárna.

Eurasian baskettail (Epitheca bimaculata) - a new addition to my checklist Read the rest of this entry »

Za hrdinou do Chřibů – Cordulegaster heros / Meeting with Cordulegaster heros

Cordulegaster heros in Chřiby, South Moravia, recent (2009) addition to Czech odonatofauna. Read the rest of this entry »

Modří skokani – Blue Moor Frogs – Rana arvalis

I know this is not a dragonfly but I've been looking for these blue guys couple years already, and last Saturday I finally succeeded. To justify publishing them on dragonfly site it is fair to say that 1) they eat dragonflies and 2) they were on a pond where Leucorrhinia rubicunda & pectoralis appear later in the spring in great numbers :-). Read the rest of this entry »


Lesser Emperor ( Anax parthenope) has been my dreamed photographic target for this season, but I had been failing to meet it until I visited a real "parthenopeland" at Droužkovice, near Chomutov (North Bohemia). Read the rest of this entry »

Kordulčí jaro

Hairy Emerald (Cordulia aenea) in love Read the rest of this entry »

Taky se jich už nemůžete dočkat?? Tady jedna (dílem) letošní březnová

Can't wait until they appear? Here goes one (partially) from this early March :-). Read the rest of this entry »

Tak moje šidélko ruměnné nejen vyhrálo, ale dostalo se i do dnešních anglických Timesů

Today, my winning Large Red Damslefly has been published in The Times ! Read the rest of this entry »

Letošní konec léta byl ve znamení šídel pestrých (Aeshna mixta)

This summer, Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta) has been my most frequent DIF target. Read the rest of this entry »


Among this year additions to my "dragonfly checklist" there is one species which not that rare but I just missed it last years - Sombre Goldenring (Cordulegaster bidentata) Read the rest of this entry »

Jespáci …

Instead of usual dragonflies shooting, this weekend I went for birds. So here come few photos of Little Stint (Calidris minuta) and Dunlins (Calidris alpina) from Otmuchow, Poland. Read the rest of this entry »