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Posted by on 22 Jan 2012 | Category: life

Parjanya, our baby girl.
Born: 19 Jan 2012, 11:17AM IST @ the Ruby Hall Hospital, Pune.
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pied paddy skimmer

Posted by on 08 Sep 2011 | Category: photography, prakriti

The pied paddy skimmers, with their white-banded black coloured wings, are one of my favorite dragonflies. They bring back all the nostalgic childhood days, as I remember them from the time since when I was a kid – when I used to play out in the fields.

pied paddy skimmer, neurothemis tullia on a water lily

The pied colors and the habitat give them the name pied paddy skimmer. It is the males which have the black colored wings as above, while the females have golden yellow wings with dark spots/tips. These paddy skimmers are often found around ponds, fields, and all kind of pools of water. Their flight is also conspicuous, undulating and floating in the air, much like a butterfly.
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wanna chat?

Posted by on 15 Dec 2005 | Category: Uncategorized

wanna chat?