- n. Plural form of damselfly.
“It belonged to her grandmother from the old country, who in her youth kept a collection of jewel damselflies.”
“The females of these big damselflies are metallic green; the males a deep, rich iridescent blue, and in flight they flash shining blue thumbprints on their four wings.”
“Why do we need checkerspot butterflies, delta smelt, damselflies, or Florida's endangered perforate reindeer lichen?”
“HERNDON NATUREFEST 2008, for all ages, learn about the animals, birds and butterflies that live in the park, take a guided tour of the meadow and see dragonflies and damselflies up close, find out who lives in Sugarland Run and much more.”
“No snipe today (alas) but lots of damselflies mating and ovipositing, some hatchling fish, and some (always too fast to ID) grassland sparrows.”
“At home in my garden, dragonflies and damselflies often settle on the page, and will stay there for some time.”
“Dragonflies and damselflies are very closely related to each other.”
“There will be presentations on community gardens, native plants, water conservation, sustainable landscaping, wildlife rehabilitation, backyard poultry, urban beekeeping, damselflies and dragonflies of DFW, and snakes and turtles.”
“Dragonflies and damselflies* abound in late summer and early autumn.”
“They come in all shapes and sizes, from the tiny svelte damselflies not much bigger than a flying pencil lead to big chunky dragonflies whose wings rattle when they do a mid-air handbrake turn, and in a variety of colours from electric blue to bronze to metallic emerald.”
Looking for tweets for damselflies.