A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Dragonflies

September 21, 2016

Photographing a male red veined darter can be quite a challenge. They are very territorial and vigorously defend their patch. This means they are constantly on the move. These dragonflies have been seen laying their eggs in the sea water in quiet ponds. Below is an immature male. Beneath is a green female.

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