Dragonfly. Red abdomen, black markings on front edges of wings.
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The male has a uniformly brown thorax with coal black legs. A small saffron coloured area is to be found at the root of each wing. The post office box red abdomen is waisted across segments 4 to 7. On the upper surface of abdominal segments 8 & 9 is a broad broken black stripe.
Chris Brooks - www.dragonfly-images.co.uk
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Lat/Lng: 55.7032, -5.2949
OS grid ref: NR930504
Small muddy pools above beach at Newton Point.