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Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer

Newly emerged males are yellow with black markings; they develop the powder blue colour as they age.

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Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fadden, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Yarralumla, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by AndyRoo Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Isabella Plains, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fisher, ACT - 6 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Googong, NSW - 3 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fadden, ACT - 21 Feb 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by 1pepsiman Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by tpreston Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Googong, NSW - 17 Feb 2022 by WHall Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Goulburn, NSW - 17 Feb 2022 by Rixon Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Coree, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Coree, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holder, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by Miranda Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Yass River, NSW - 6 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Malley, ACT - 5 Feb 2022 by Tapirlord Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Carwoola, NSW - 4 Feb 2022 by Liam.m Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by tpreston Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by RobParnell Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tennent, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by trevsci Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gungahlin, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Coombs, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Forde, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Casey, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by SimoneC Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by tpreston Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Urila, NSW - 12 Jan 2022 by Milobear Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Boro, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by Paul4K Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Lower Boro, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by mcleana Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 3 Jan 2022 by SimoneC Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by tpreston Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Isabella Plains, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Tammy Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Dunlop, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Christine Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 8 Dec 2021 by SimoneC Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by Roger Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by EmilySutcliffe Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Forde, ACT - 12 Apr 2021 by Roger Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2021 by Tammy Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holt, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by SandraH Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by SWishart Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Christine Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Rob1e8 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Tammy Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hall, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Tammy Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hume, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Sutton, NSW - 14 Jan 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 14 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holt, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by tpreston Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mullion, NSW - 1 Jan 2021 by trevsci Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 30 Dec 2020 by SimoneC Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by LisaH Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by ConBoekel Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gundaroo, NSW - 28 Dec 2020 by Gunyijan Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Pearce, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Shell Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mongarlowe, NSW - 27 Dec 2020 by LisaH Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Mike Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Michelago, NSW - 26 Dec 2020 by Illilanga Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 18 Dec 2020 by SimoneC Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Dec 2020 by Mike Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by TimL Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Malley, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by Marthijn Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by SWishart Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Mar 2020 by JackyF Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 21 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by SWishart Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tharwa, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fadden, ACT - 23 Apr 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Yarralumla, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by AndyRoo
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Isabella Plains, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fisher, ACT - 6 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Googong, NSW - 3 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 2 Mar 2022 by Steve_Bok
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fadden, ACT - 21 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by 1pepsiman
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Googong, NSW - 17 Feb 2022 by WHall
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Goulburn, NSW - 17 Feb 2022 by Rixon
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Coree, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Coree, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holder, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by Miranda
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Yass River, NSW - 6 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Malley, ACT - 5 Feb 2022 by Tapirlord
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Carwoola, NSW - 4 Feb 2022 by Liam.m
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by RobParnell
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tennent, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by trevsci
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gungahlin, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Coombs, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Forde, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Casey, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by SimoneC
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Urila, NSW - 12 Jan 2022 by Milobear
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by jbromilow50
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Boro, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by Paul4K
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Lower Boro, NSW - 10 Jan 2022 by mcleana
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 4 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 3 Jan 2022 by SimoneC
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Isabella Plains, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by Steve_Bok
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Dunlop, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Christine
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 8 Dec 2021 by SimoneC
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by Roger
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by EmilySutcliffe
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Forde, ACT - 12 Apr 2021 by Roger
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gordon, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holt, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by SandraH
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by SWishart
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Watson, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Christine
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Rob1e8
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hall, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hume, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Sutton, NSW - 14 Jan 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, NSW - 14 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Holt, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mullion, NSW - 1 Jan 2021 by trevsci
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 30 Dec 2020 by SimoneC
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by LisaH
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by ConBoekel
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Gundaroo, NSW - 28 Dec 2020 by Gunyijan
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Pearce, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Shell
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mongarlowe, NSW - 27 Dec 2020 by LisaH
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Isaacs, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Mike
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Michelago, NSW - 26 Dec 2020 by Illilanga
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Murrumbateman, NSW - 18 Dec 2020 by SimoneC
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Dec 2020 by Mike
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by TimL
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at O'Malley, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by Marthijn
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by SWishart
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Majura, ACT - 21 Mar 2020 by WalterEgo
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by SWishart
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Tharwa, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by RodDeb

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  • Orthetrum caledonicum Scientific name
  • Blue Skimmer Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 0m to 1529.4m Recorded at altitude
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