May 2024 Dragonfly Status

May 2024 has almost passed and it has been a relative warm and sunny month, so great for hunting dragonflies. I have mostly been visiting the local lakes at Sebberup watching the early season dragonfly species emerge quite rapidly within…

Dragonfly Season 2024 Has Begun

Spring has been cold and wet this year but finally as May has arrived so has the sunny and warm weather. Even though it is early in the season I went out with my camera today hunting dragonflies for the first time this year, and it did not…

May and June 2023 – Some Great Dragonfly Months

May and June 2023 have passed and they stand out as exceptional warm and sunny months with many great dragonfly photography trips. I have mostly spent time at my local dragonfly spot Sebberup but also visited a few other locations. Because…

All Sunny Days

The weather continues to be warm and sunny here in Denmark and three weeks have passed with no rain at all. So, it is getting pretty dry out there in nature, but still perfect conditions for dragonfly hunting, and I have taken every opportunity…

New Photos of Orthetrum coerulescens

A few days ago I visited a for me new location called Baldersbæk with the specific purpose to photograph the in Denmark relatively rare Orthetrum coerulescens and the more common Leucorrhinia dubia. I only spotted one Leucorrhinia dubia…

A Visit to Ryebro

The weather has been very sunny and dry for several weeks now here in Denmark and it looks like it will stay so for a while. Perfect conditions for dragonfly hunting, so I took a day off from work, grabbed my camera and drove to Ryebro. This…

Another Visit to Sebberup

Another warm and sunny May weekend meant another visit to the lakes at Sebberup. Compared to just a week earlier Cordulia aenea had become even more abundant. They were everywhere, many of them resting in the vegetation. Also Libellula quadrimaculata…

Start of Dragonfly Season 2023

This weekend I had the chance to go out dragonfly hunting for the first time this season and went by Sebberup, a location I know very well. Spring has been quite sunny and cold, but during the first weeks of May it has finally got warmer.…

Photographing Sympetrum sanguineum

Autumn has arrived and soon this years dragonfly season will be over. When out dragonfly hunting the most frequent encounters are now hawkers like Aeshna cyanea, Aeshna grandis and Aeshna mixta and darters like Sympetrum vulgatum, Sympetrum…

More Photos of Ophiogomphus cecilia

Had another trip to Resenbro at Gudenåen to photograph Ophiogomphus cecilia. Like last time, I quickly spotted several Ophiogomphus cecilia flying around but this time they behaved differently. Instead of perching on the vegetation next…