Southern hawker

Large, fast-flying dragonfly feeding on insects it catches mid-air; southern hawker is a very inquisitive dragonfly that will often fly towards the observer. Females lay their eggs in still or slow-flowing water.

Great ramshorn

Freshwater snail with a deep-brown flattened, coiled shell; it feeds on plants and is commonly found in still water habitats, where it occasionally swims to the surface for breathing purposes.

Beautiful demoiselle

Adults are often found in summer along narrow irrigation ditches: males are metallic blue while females have metallic green body and dark brown wings.

Water skipper

The Gerridae are a family of insects commonly known as water skippers, as they distinguish themselves by having the ability to walk on water using their elongated legs and body.

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