Eight Spotted Skimmer
1 of 33 from July 2008

Libellula forensis (Eight-spotted Skimmer)

I was surprised how lazy this insect was given that it wasn't the early part of the day.

Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 at 11:06 AM
Exposure: 1/320 sec at f5.0
ISO: 100 asa
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor at 105mm
(equivalent field of view of a 157.5mm lens on a 35mm camera)
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Metro Vancouver, Vancouver, VanDusen Botanical Garden
Scientific Name: species related to Libellula forensis (Eight-spotted Skimmer)
Tag: BC fauna, insect, VanDusen
Larger image: 1999 x 1328
Raw image: 4288 x 2848

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