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Chasing bugs

I have been admiring the insects and other bugs that Duncan at Ben Cruachan blog has been photographing over recent months. I was detirmined to catch a shot of a dragonfly but they zig-zag everywhere so I only got water dripping from the trees reflected in the water below.

On the way back I found this one sitting so still on the road it was probably dead but still very beautiful.

Photo: Dragonfly

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