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Blue dragonfly

Observed: 8th July 2013 By: Emma1678
Pond 19 Dragonfly
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Blue dragonfly

Can anyone identify this please it was taken by a pond on rural farmland in Suffolk.

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The spot in the centre of the leading edge of each wing gives this dragonfly it's name.

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I wondered if it may have

I wondered if it may have been the four spotted but I have never seen a blue(ish) one before, just brown with a scalloped edging of yellow on the abdomen.

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Looking at it again, it was a

Looking at it again, it was a sunny day and I think it may have just looked like a blue(ish) colour.

Is this male or female?

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Males are blue

females are yellow