Scarlet Percher (Diplacodes haematodes) aged female

Photo of Scarlet Percher

Scarlet Percher

As with many Odonates, this female has taken on some male colours as she has grown old. Her age is also evident in the tattered condition of her wings.

File Name: 2011-04-03_1941   Date/Time: 2011-04-03 08:45:54
Location: Bulburin National Park, Queensland, Australia.
Camera Make: PENTAX   Camera Model: PENTAX K-5
Settings: 420mm lens, f/13, 1/180sec, ISO 250, Compulsory Flash