A California Darner (Rhionaeschna californica ) hangs on a foxglove spike (Digitalis purpurea ) to warm under the morning sun. The dragonfly occupied the blossoms even as bees and other insects probed the flowers, looking for a way past the large insect—to no avail.
Canon EF 300mm 1:4 L IS USM
1/500 s, f / 5.6, -0.3 EV, ISO 250
UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC
12 Jul 2012