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Photo#136533
Awwww - Enallagma basidens - male - female

Awwww - Enallagma basidens - Male Female
Lake Lickskillet, near Dogtown, Dekalb County, Alabama, USA
August 13, 2007
Size: small
Come on, guys, they made a heart!

I guess these are bluets? They landed on my rod while fishing. I was ready.

I have more photos if it will help.

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Awwww - Enallagma basidens - male - female Awwww - Enallagma basidens - male - female

Thanks for your kind words and the ID, everyone
Although I don't understand the pulley comment...

 
Sorry for misplaced humor.
Pulley comment was in response to "they landed on my rod while fishing", which seemed to imply you'd photographed them there. (Hey, if you have to explain your joke, it just ain't funny!)

 
But I did
photograph them on my rod. I added another picture taken a few moments before, but the female is still perched on the same spot, and it's more zoomed out.

 
Wow, they are tiny!
I didn't realize they were on a guide. And me a former rod builder!

They are darling, but...
...your fishing rod looks like a pulley.

Great shot!
Excellent Valentine's Day image. ;-)

Bluets
Double-striped Bluet (Enallagma basidens). Nice image!

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