Dragonfly, Ottawa ON

Viewed through the window, the backyard was aswarm with birds:

  • Robin
  • Starling
  • Chickadee
  • Cardinal
  • Chipping sparrow
  • American redstart

But when I went outside, this was the only guy who wanted his picture taken, and even he was too skittish to let me take a standard portrait.  I moved from behind to beside him, but when I got round to his front, he took off.  Maybe I looked like a bird.

 

Dragonfly resting on leaf.

Side view of dragonfly resting on a leaf.

 

 

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4 Responses to Dragonfly, Ottawa ON

  1. Tom Watson

    Isabel
    Again, you capture the most wonderful shots!
    Tom

  2. Jim Robertson

    Hopefully he took off to go reduce the mosquito population !!
    No song sparrow in your backyard? (Although come to think about it, I haven’t heard it for about a week now..)

    • Isabel Gibson

      Jim – I have not noticed a song sparrow, but everyone flits in and out so quickly, I might well have missed one or a hundred.