Dragonfly Season 2018 Has Begun

It has almost been like summer here in Denmark for several days now, with very sunny and warm weather. So, I have been visiting Rands Fjord a couple of times during the last days. At my first visit I only spotted a few Pyrrhosoma nymphula,…

Photographing Libellula Depressa at Rands Fjord

Many new species of dragonflies and damselflies are emerging right now as the weather becomes warmer and summer comes closer. Another trip to Rands Fjord and several Libellula depressa were now to be seen. Libellula depressa looks sort of a…

Another Trip to Rands Fjord

Yesterday, I drove by Rands Fjord to see if more dragonfly species had emerged. There wasn't much sun and the wind was quite strong, so not the best conditions for photographing dragonflies. Still, I spotted a few Cordulia aenea, and many…

Dragonfly Season 2017 Has Started

This weekend I went out to my favorite local dragonfly location Rands Fjord, hoping to spot the first dragonflies and damselflies of this season. The spring has been very cold and windy, so my expectations were not that high. However, I was…

Photographing Aeshna isoceles

This year Aeshna isoceles has been very abundant in the first half of June at my favorite location Rands Fjord. So I have been very determined to get some good photos of it, resulting in many afternoon drives to Rands Fjord and a lot of time…

First Sight of Gomphus Vulgatissimus This Year

Left work early yesterday and drove to a location close to the town of Gammel Rye. I have been fortunate to observe Gomphus vulgatissimus here several years in a row. Last year though, I only spotted one single specimen the entire season due…

Warm Spring Week

The first weeks of May were very warm and sunny, almost like summer. Optimal conditions for dragonfly hunting, so I was of course out with my camera several times. More species had now emerged at Rands Fjord. I spotted and photographed several…

More Photos of Pyrrhosoma nymphula Added

Another warm spring day in Denmark, and another day out hunting dragonflies for me. Visited several local lakes today, hoping to find Pyrrhosoma nymphula and maybe also Cordulia aenea and Brachytron pratense. It is however still early in…

Dragonfly Season 2016 Started

After a long, wet and very cold April, the dragon fly season of 2016 has finally started. Today I went out to my favorite location at Rands Fjord, hoping to find some newly emerged Pyrrhosoma nymphula. I did not need to search long before…

Season Status 2015

The dragonfly season of 2015 ended several months ago, and while waiting for the next season to start, I have made a summary of the past season. The Weather Spring and most of the summer was relatively cold and rainy, which resulted in a…