Dragonfly and Damselfly Videos
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Sky Hunters, The World of the Dragonfly - The Secrets of Nature
by The Secrets of Nature
They hover over ponds and pools and inhabit the banks of rivers and streams. With their dazzling metallic colours and unique ways of flying they are truly jewels of the air. This film presents dragonflies as they have never been seen before. Fascinating close up shots take us into the world of these insects, which have lived on earth since the age of the dinosaurs. Spectacular super slow motion shots and elaborate computer animation uncover, for the first time, how dragonflies capture their prey at lightning speed while flying and how they mate in the air.
Dragonfly Hunting Slow Motion
15 seconds of actual record time. Casio Exilim EX-F1 Slow-Mo Super Cam High Speed. 300 FRAMES PER SECOND At the end of the video you can see a Dragonfly ejecting a bug out of its mouth.
Dragonfly Cleaning Eyes and Face in HD Slow Motion
This video shows how a dragonfly uses it legs to clean its eyes and face.
Zenithoptera lanei male and female By Ruy Penalva
The Zenithoptera group is an apart group within the libellulidae family of odonatas. Zenithoptera, that sometimes imitate a butterfly in it's erratic fly is the only dragonfly (to my knowledge) that close their wings toward the Zenith while perched, besides having a gracious lepidopterous (butterfly and moth) fly and a beautiful metalic non-transparent wings.
This little guy caught my eye because of his colors.
I followed him on his adventures around the garden! View with sound on.
Dragonfly Larvae Hunting Backswimmers
Dragonfly Eggs Hatching
Dragonfly Up Close
By the side of the road in Punta Cana this dragonfly hung around long enough for me to film it with my Sony Hi Def Handycam. We have several vids on National Geographic Everyday Explorers now too.
Dragonflies from around the web with music by Lenny Kravitz Song ~ Fly Away
EnJOY this high energy :)
David Attenborough - Life in the Undergrowth - Dragonfly
A dragonfly in slow-motion. Taken from the second part of David Attenborough's "Life in the Undergrowth".
Beauty of Dragon fly In Closeup Video
by Shirishkumar Patil
Nature makes his creation by many beautiful ways.
Dragonfly in the Toscany
A dragonfly is any insect belonging to the order Odonata, the suborder
Epiprocta or, in the strict sense, the infraorder Anisoptera. It is characterized by large multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, and an elongated body…
Dragonfly Mating to the beat
Had classical music in my boat while bass fishing, and had this dragonfly right next to the boat laying eggs. Happened to be doing it at the same beat as the music.
Saved it from drowning...it dried its wings...& took off!!
DragonFly warming up for the first flight
This clip was shot in the morning, when the dragonfly after a nights rest, stretches its wings for the first morning flight.
This insect was chewing a bug and was quite happy to sit in my hand
Damselfly Dance 2007
When two damselflies like each other, they form a heart with their bodies and show the world that they are in love!
You'll never believe what it is
A dragonfly nymph hatching
Damselfly Life Cycle
Powdered Dancer - Male and female (f = blue and brown forms), m/f mating (copulation wheel), m/f in tandem oviposting (laying eggs), larva or nymph, emerging (time-lapsed), teneral (newly emerged, still "soft"), and adult female (blue form). Ambient soundtrack.
Dragonfly life cycle
Watch the different stages of the dragonfly life cycle. This is one of 89 videos featured in our interactive educational science software entitled Backyard Bugs. Available at http://www.totallybuggin.com
http://www.evisionarts.com catches the moment when a water nymph changes into a dragonfly and flies away! A miracle to see. By Howling Dog Images.
Dragonflies on my pond
Some views of the dragonflies and damselflies my small garden pond attracts.
Music: Mandibles - The Spores
Dragonflies as Pets
These beautiful and interesting insects can be coaxed onto your finger for closer observation. They have no stingers, so can't sting and if a curious specimen tries to taste the finger it is sitting on, it will be no more than a very slight pinch. Even the biggest ones can't break the skin. In the several thousand dragonflies I have held, only to have even attempted to bite and it was out of curiosity, not anger.
Dragonflies of East Kent
Here's a few of the dragonflies, damselflies and demoiselles one can find in East Kent, England. These were all taken at Dover and at Wickhambreaux near Canterbury. Slight error, the 'Black-tailed Chaser' should have read 'Black-tailed Skimmer'. Oh well.
Broad-winged Damselfly (Aristocypha fenestrella) eating Moth
Damselfly busy eating a moth
Damselfly limbering up.
Japan is called "Akitsu-shima"which means islands with many dragonflies.
I like autumn in Japan.