Blue Chaser Libellula fulva
Very rare. Only a few known populations. Very local but widely spread around Savonlinna, Kerimäki and Kitee in eastern Finland, isolated populations in Tavastia and western Uusimaa. In slow-flowing, clean streams and rivers with lots of vegetation, sometimes also small clear lakes.
Flight period: Peaks in June, rare in July, latest in August.
The dark patches on the abdomen indicate that this male has, as rude as it may sound, copulated. Sulka Haro