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Water-boatman?

Observed: 15th September 2012 By: Valerie Harrison
West Galloway Scottish Ornithologists' Club
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Description:

Looks like a water boatman but found in a puddle and very brightly coloured

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Colour

It's a recent moult to adult and has not yet darkened up.

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Thanks for that, I wondered

Thanks for that, I wondered why it looked so bright!

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