This Morning Outside
by Diane Porter
July 7, 2011
Multitudes of damselflies and dragonflies went down into the mouths of the baby phoebes in their nest outside my kitchen window. Maybe they ate this Violet Dancer. I think it's the loveliest damselfly I've ever seen, with its plums-and-blueberries colors.
Photo copyright 2011 Michael and Diane Porter
Below is an adult eastern phoebe, poised to deliver a dragonly to the hungry brood.
And here one of the babies is swallowing one.