Day of the Dragon [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

To: 'Christine' <>
Subject: Day of the Dragon [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]
From: "Perkins, Harvey" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 22:16:44 +0000

Thanks for that Christine. Can’t be sure given the available resolution but it looks like that one may be an Australian Emperor (Hemi)Anax papuensis, one of the largest dragonflies we get in Canberra.




Dr Harvey Perkins

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From: Christine [
Sent: Thursday, 22 December 2016 9:06 AM
To: Harvey Perkins <>
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Day of the Dragon




the summer before last at Jerra wetlands there were many dragonflies, and we sat in the hide and watched S. kingfishers catch them one after another. This summer only a few dragonflies, and no S. kingfishers on Kelly Swamp.





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