Taking a Damsel to Lunch

Taking a Damsel to Lunch

Observation - Taking a Damsel to Lunch - UK and Ireland. Description: Or, in this case, taking a damsel FOR lunch. Hawkers rarely cooperate but this one alighted near me and proceeded to eat a teneral female (you can see the ovipositor in the first photo) damselfly in just a couple of minutes. I can't qu

Or, in this case, taking a damsel FOR lunch. Hawkers rarely cooperate but this one alighted near me and proceeded to eat a teneral female (you can see the ovipositor in the first photo) damselfly in just a couple of minutes.

I can't quite tell whether the main course is/was an Azure or a Common Blue female. Not sure if that ventral line on the abdomen is indicative but I suspect not?

The second photo is much clearer of the same main subject with no intervening branch. ;-)