Letovky ve stínu

Difs taken in a shadow - Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta) Read the rest of this entry »

Na skok do Branibor za šídlem zeleným (Aeshna viridis)

Green Hawker (Aeshna viridis) does not live in Czechia, so that to get some photos we had to go to Brandenburg (Germany). Read the rest of this entry »

Na skok do Branibor za šídlem zeleným – saské sympetří intermezzo

Two rare Darters - Banded (Sympetrum pedemontanum) and Spotted (S. depressiusculum) from Saxony (Germany) Read the rest of this entry »

Vážka tmavá (Sympetrum danae) z Heřmanic

Few DIFs of Black darter (Sympetrum danae), from today's trip to Heřmanice basalt quarry. Read the rest of this entry »

Sexy metalíza

A bit more 'sexy' DIF of Brilliant Emerald (Somatochlora metallica) Read the rest of this entry »

Dnešní tři trefy …

Today's DIFs of Migrant Hawker, Brilliant Emerald and Moustached Darter Read the rest of this entry »

Šídlo sítinové (Aeshna juncea) ze Slavkovského lesa

Common Hawker in flight. Read the rest of this entry »

Lesklice severní (Somatochlora arctica) z Kladských rašelinišť

Few shots of Northern Emerald (Somatochlora arctica) from CHKO Slavkovský les (West Bohemia). Read the rest of this entry »

Pestrý podvečer na chalupě

Few DIFs of Brilliant Emerald (Somatochlora metallica), Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta) and Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura elegans), taken 5 hours ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Nová zásadní kniha pro seriosní vážkaře – Exuvie evropských vážek

A new and truly essential book for european odonatologists - Fotogids Larvenhuidjes van Libellen by C. Brochard et al, KNNV Uitgeverij, 2012. It looks so perfect that one has to just regret that it is not written in English which may limit some readers incl. myself :-(. However, the microphotographs are self-explanatory so this book is a gem, anyhow. Read the rest of this entry »