Family : Libellulidae
Common name : Slender Blue Skimmer
Status : Common
Location : Venus Drive
A common species which are usually found around ponds, open streams & forest edges. The colour of the male changes as it grows. The older males have overall blue in colour including its eyes.
The younger males have a dark thorax with yellow bands on the dorsum.
The immature males have yellowish brown in colour, similar to the females.
This dragonfly species is relatively easy to approach and photograph. I was lucky to spot a mating pair.