18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A female blue jewel damselfly landing on a leave

A female blue jewel damselfly is landing on a leave after searching for a good place waiting for potential mating partner. This plant is very close to the brook so the reflective circles are big. However, this special pattern creates a good atmosphere for telling the courtship area.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Hong Kong, China
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Ted Lee