Dragonfly

Dragonfly

Observation - Dragonfly - UK and Ireland. Description: This dragonfly was found fluttering on the ground on the edge of a public footpath, attention being drawn to the flashing of its wings in the sun. On approach it was noted that a common wasp was standing on its back between its wings and it was attempting

This dragonfly was found fluttering on the ground on the edge of a public footpath, attention being drawn to the flashing of its wings in the sun. On approach it was noted that a common wasp was standing on its back between its wings and it was attempting to throw off the attacking wasp. Close inspection revealled that one eye was missing and the thorax eaten into.