Dragon fly emerging over 3 hour period.

Dragon fly emerging over 3 hour period.

Observation - Dragon fly emerging over 3 hour period. - UK and Ireland. Description: These 5 photos were taken over a 3 hour period - We could see it pumping up the body and wings. Slowly the wings got longer and took on a translucent look. We could see the veins filling up. Then it suddenly took off. There have been lots this week, so de

These 5 photos were taken over a 3 hour period - We could see it pumping up the body and wings. Slowly the wings got longer and took on a translucent look. We could see the veins filling up. Then it suddenly took off. There have been lots this week, so determined to sit and watch this one from begining to end!
We do not know what species it is - perhaps you can help.