Four-Spotted Chasers

There are dozens of Four-Spotted Chasers over the ponds here:

Four-Spotted Chaser - Ham Wall - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They are such entertaining dragonflies:

I’ve seen them before, here at RSPB Ham Wall:

Four-Spotted Chaser

This one is in the perfect position in the reeds:

Four-Spotted Chaser - Ham Wall - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

It flies away and then comes back with its head hidden behind a reed:

Four-Spotted Chaser - Ham Wall - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I move slowly around it, expecting to fall in the pond at any moment, and then get a shot:

Four-Spotted Chaser - Ham Wall - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Lovely.

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