Black-tailed Skimmer

Black-tailed Skimmer

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Mark Billiau.


Premium (World), region Antwerp, Belgium

Black-tailed Skimmer

The Black-tailed Skimmer is a good-looking dragonfly, widespread all over Europe, except North Scandinavia and Scotland.

This insect likes sunbathing on reed vegetation at the edge of freshwater lakes.
The shot shows a female specimen.

Dutch name : Oeverlibel
German name : Grosse Blaupfeil
Latin name : Orthetrum cancellatum

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