Banded Groundling
Brachythemis leucosticta
The Banded Groundling (Brachythemis leucosticta) is a widespread dragonfly occurring from parts of southern Europe and Asia into South Africa. The individuals shown here, 3 shots of males and one shot of a female, were photographed in January, 2006, near Vaalwater, Limpopo Province, South Africa, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.