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  1. Clave

    Clave Well-Known Member

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    ...wings are involved though, naturally... :)

    The Banded Demoiselle or Calopteryx Splendens is a Damselfly found in southern England, Wales and Ireland.

    It's habitat is lowland streams and rivers with muddy bottoms.

    The male is blue/green with dark patches on the wings, the female is normally green with no bands on the wings.

    Male Banded Demoiselle:

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    Female Banded Demoiselle:

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  2. Colin1

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    I'll have one of each in the colours of:

    - JG26 Abbeville Boys
    - 325th FG Checkertail Clan
    - IAF Mirage III The 6 Day War

    Cheers fella :)
     
  3. Vic Balshaw

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    Why is it that the males in the world of nature always stand out in glorious colour? Give me one in a red and white check please.............

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    Stupendous Clave!!!! I was out fishing yesterday and there were two of the blue ones flying around where I was fishing. WOW. That's amazing sir!:notworthy: :cool:
     
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    Nicely done! (Gees I need to go fly fishing soon)
     
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    Very impressive Clave!
     
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    very cool Clave
     
  8. Gnomey

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    Very cool 8)!
     
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    Excellent work as always, I saw some of those at the weekend
     
  10. Clave

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    Just stop putting ideas in my head! :twisted:

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    BEYOND WORDS SIR!!!!!!!!!!:cool: :notworthy: :cool:
     
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    LMAO, BRILLIANT!
     
  13. Colin1

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    lol stunning Clave
    ...like to see a Hurricane turn inside that :)
     
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    Sounds like a whole new series to me................. "Fantasy Insect aircraft"!!!
     
  15. Vic Balshaw

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    What a great idea.................[​IMG]

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    :lol: thanks everyone - drawing insects is probably not going to be a regular thing though...
     
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    WOW great stuff....:D
     
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    :lol: Great stuff!
     
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    Wasn't it Willy Messerschmidt who said the a bumble bee couldn't fly because it was too heavy.............
     
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