A blue damselfly with a dark wing spot sits on a nettle

Damselfly on nettle, Cornmill Meadows

Nikon D50, Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G, polarising filter

300mm, f/5.6, 1/640s, ISO 1600. Date: 2007-06-02

cropped, sharpened

A Banded Demoiselle Damselfly, captured sitting on nettle at the Dragonfly Santuary at Cornmill Meadows near Waltham Abbey.