all these pictures present the Al Ain city in United Arab Emirates & Burimi city in Oman

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Friday, 22 June 2007

Dragon Fly

It is a male Orthetrum sabina (Oasis skimmer) ... Males and females of this species look alike other than the number of appendages they have visible at the end of the tail. Males have 2, females have 3. (thanks to Bob Reimer for the information)


7 comments:

Anna said...

I have been sifting through your blog and your images are amazing. Thanks for all your nice comments to me on my pictures. I am glad that you visited and I will be back here as well!

Gautam said...

Hey, really amazing pictures...you have a good eye ;)

What kind of a camera are you using..??

Susan said...

Such delicate wings, like those of a fairy. But the body of a monster!
Beautiful photos this week! I enjoy looking at them.

Someone in Al Ain said...

Anna : its my pleasure to visit your blog.. i really like it..thanks for visiting mine and thanks for your kindly coment..

Gautam : thank you gautam for your comment..i am so happy to hear that.. , well i am useing canon powershot A630 , its a little compact but i like it very much..

Susan : thank you so much for visiting my blog..

CG said...

What a stunning photo! I loved visiting your blog and seeing your amazing pictures.

Nazzareno said...

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Someone in Al Ain said...

cg : thank you so much ..

nazzareno: so kind from you..thanks