Dragonfly Perches

Dragonflies use a variety of perches on which to land, and then utilize their large eyes to keep a lookout for both prey and predators.  By choosing a good perch, they have the advantage of resting while being on the hunt. They are also able to use several techniques to regulate their body temperature from this resting position.

“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest.  Use both and overlook neither.”  ~Alan Cohen

9 thoughts on “Dragonfly Perches

  1. This is a great assortment of dragonfly poses and colors too Rebecca. That one light-blue dragonfly on the crumpled brown leaf really stands out. I have still not seen a dragonfly this year and I’ve been to the marsh four times in the warm weather.

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