Southern Skimmer

There’s a female Southern Skimmer, Orthetrum brunneum, flying around us. It’s not a UK species; we’re in Italy.

Southern Skimmer Dragonfly - Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph David Bailey (not the)

The males are a beautiful sky blue.

Southern Skimmer Dragonfly - Matera - The Hall of Einar - photograph David Bailey (not the)

We don’t see one.

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