Libellulidae

Black Marsh Skimmer / Light-tipped Demon Indothemis carnatica Fabricius, 1798

Black Marsh Skimmer / Light-tipped Demon Indothemis carnatica Fabricius, 1798

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IUCN threatened Category: Near Threatened [NT]


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Adult Male

©Rajib Maulick
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/10/2016

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Brown Dusk Hawk / Longtailed Duskdarter / Dingy Duskflyer Zyxomma petiolatum Rambur, 1842

Brown Dusk Hawk / Longtailed Duskdarter / Dingy Duskflyer Zyxomma petiolatum Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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©Beas Chakraborty
Kolkata, Kolkata, 29/03/2016

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/08/2018

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Sympetrum haematoneura Fraser, 1924

Sympetrum haematoneura Fraser, 1924

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Asim Mitra
Jaldapara National Park, Alipurduar, 03/12/2012

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Asiatic Blood Tail Lathrecista asiatica Fabricius, 1798

Asiatic Blood Tail Lathrecista asiatica Fabricius, 1798

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 12/04/2017

Adult Male

©Manoranjan Adhikari
Kankinara, North 24 Parganas, 30/10/2016

Adult Female

©Aaratrik Pal
Siliguri Outskirts, Darjeeling, 24/04/2017

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Black Stream Glider / Indigo Dropwing Trithemis festiva Rambur, 1842

Black Stream Glider / Indigo Dropwing Trithemis festiva Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Bamni Falls, Purulia, 09/04/2019

Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Jayanti , Alipurduar, 17/03/2017

Adult Male

©Shiladitya Acharjee
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 17/05/2018

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Black-tailed Dasher Brachydiplax farinosa Brauer, 1868

Black-tailed Dasher Brachydiplax farinosa Brauer, 1868

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Saikat Adhurya
Burdwan University, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 31/08/2017

Adult Female

©Saikat Adhurya
Burdwan University, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 31/08/2017

Adult Male

©Saikat Adhurya
Burdwan University, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 31/08/2017

Immature Female

©Subhajit Roy
Mankar, Purba Bardhaman, 12/10/2013

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Black-tipped Grounnd Skimmer / Black-tipped Percher / Charcoal-winged Percher Diplacodes nebulosa Fabricius, 1793

Black-tipped Grounnd Skimmer / Black-tipped Percher / Charcoal-winged Percher Diplacodes nebulosa Fabricius, 1793

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 12/04/2017

Adult Male

©Biplab Dey
Madhyamgram, North 24 Parganas, 26/10/2015

Adult Male

©Aaratrik Pal
Matigara, Darjeeling, Darjeeling, 13/03/2017

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Blue Ground Skimmer / Chalky Percher Diplacodes trivialis Rambur, 1842

Blue Ground Skimmer / Chalky Percher Diplacodes trivialis Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Female

©Dibyendu Mondal
Durgapur Government College campus, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/11/2019

Adult Female

©Saikat Adhurya
B1, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 11/08/2015

Adult Female

©Ranita Chakraborty
Howrah, Howrah/Haora, 25/08/2016

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Blue Marsh Hawk Orthetrum glaucum Brauer, 1865

Blue Marsh Hawk Orthetrum glaucum Brauer, 1865

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Female

©Swastik Mahato
Purulia, Purulia, 28/12/2017

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Loha Pul, Kalimpong, 10/10/2016

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Blue-tailed Yellow Skimmer / Asian Widow Palpopleura sexmaculata Fabricius, 1787

Blue-tailed Yellow Skimmer / Asian Widow Palpopleura sexmaculata Fabricius, 1787

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Mazumder
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 17/07/2017

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Common Picture Wing Rhyothemic variegata Linnaeus, 1763

Common Picture Wing Rhyothemic variegata Linnaeus, 1763

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Male

©Saikat Adhurya
B1, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/05/2015

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/07/2013

Adult Male

©Saikat Adhurya
University Institute of Technology, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 19/08/2019

Adult Female

©Saikat Adhurya
University Institute of Technology, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 19/08/2019

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Coral-tailed Cloudwing Tholymis tillarga Fabricius, 1798

Coral-tailed Cloudwing Tholymis tillarga Fabricius, 1798

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Female

©Madhurima Banerjee
Bagnan, Howrah/Haora, 16/11/2019

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 03/11/2018

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/10/2016

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©Beas Chakraborty
Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, South 24 Paraganas, 04/12/2016

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Crimson Marsh Glider Trithemis aurora Burmeister, 1839

Crimson Marsh Glider Trithemis aurora Burmeister, 1839

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Taldangra, Bankura, 05/07/2019

Adult Male

©Subhajit Mazumder
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 14/06/2016

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Crimson-tailed Marsh Hawk Orthetrum pruinosum Burmeister, 1839

Crimson-tailed Marsh Hawk Orthetrum pruinosum Burmeister, 1839

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Bamni Falls, Purulia, 09/04/2019

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Taldangra, Bankura, 05/07/2019

Mating pair

©Amar Nayak
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/11/2018

Adult Male

©Satyajit Mandal
Paranganj, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/07/2018

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Ditch Jewel Brachythemis contaminata Fabricius, 1793

Ditch Jewel Brachythemis contaminata Fabricius, 1793

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Arindam Bhuin
Burdwan University, Golapbag Campus , Purba Bardhaman, 30/06/2019

Adult Male

©Sheikh Sajan
Captain Bhery, Kolkata, 25/04/2019

Brachythemis contaminata (female)

©Dibyendu Mondal
Ukhra, Paschim Bardhaman, Paschim Bardhaman, 02/11/2019

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 03/07/2019

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Emerald-Banded Skimmer / Line Forest-Skimmer / Pale-faced Forest-Skimmer Cratilla lineata Brauer, 1878

Emerald-Banded Skimmer / Line Forest-Skimmer / Pale-faced Forest-Skimmer Cratilla lineata Brauer, 1878

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Female

©Subhajit Mazumder
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 09/06/2016

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Estuarine Skimmer Macrodiplax cora Brauer, 1867

Estuarine Skimmer Macrodiplax cora Brauer, 1867

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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©Beas Chakraborty
Kolkata, Kolkata, 20/05/2016

Adult Female

©Amar Nayak
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/08/2018

Adult Male

©Ranadeep Sengupta
East Kolkata wetlands, Kolkata, 24/09/2016

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Fulvous Forest Skimmer Neurothemis fulvia Drury, 1773

Fulvous Forest Skimmer Neurothemis fulvia Drury, 1773

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Barajaguli, Nadia, 02/10/2016

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©Beas Chakraborty
Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, South 24 Paraganas, 18/02/2017

Adult Female

©Mrinal Kanti Mazumdar
Nadia, Nadia, 27/09/2017

Adult Male

©Beas Chakraborty
Botanical Garden, Shibpur, Howrah/Haora, 23/05/2017

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Granite Ghost Bradinopyga geminata Rambur, 1842

Granite Ghost Bradinopyga geminata Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 27/06/2014

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©Beas Chakraborty
Kavi Guru 2, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/07/2017

Adult Male

©Amar Nayak
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 01/08/2018

Adult Female

©Supriya
Purulia, Purulia, 12/12/2016

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Greater Blue-Wing Rhyothemis plutonia Selys, 1883

Greater Blue-Wing Rhyothemis plutonia Selys, 1883

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Mazumder
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 19/05/2016

Adult Male

©Subhajit Mazumder
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 09/05/2018

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Greater Crimson Glider Urothemis signata Rambur, 1842

Greater Crimson Glider Urothemis signata Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Sub adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 09/08/2015

Adult Female

©Saikat Adhurya
Amravati, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/06/2015

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/06/2013

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 13/07/2016

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Green Marsh Hawk / Slender Skimmer Orthetrum sabina Drury, 1770

Green Marsh Hawk / Slender Skimmer Orthetrum sabina Drury, 1770

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Taldangra, Bankura, 05/07/2019

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 13/07/2016

Adult Male

©Animesh Khanra‎
Santragachi, Howrah/Haora, 24/07/2019

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©Beas Chakraborty
Kolkata, Kolkata, 09/04/2014

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Little Blue Marsh Hawk Brachydiplax sobrina Rambur, 1842

Little Blue Marsh Hawk Brachydiplax sobrina Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Female

©Madhurima Banerjee
Bagnan, Howrah/Haora, 16/11/2019

Male

©Madhurima Banerjee
Bagnan, Howrah/Haora, 04/10/2019

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/09/2016

Adult Male

©Satadeep Mandal
Ghatal, Paschim Medinipur/West Midnapore, 08/08/2019

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Long-Legged Marsh Glider Trithemis pallidinervis Kirby, 1889

Long-Legged Marsh Glider Trithemis pallidinervis Kirby, 1889

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Saikat Adhurya
B1, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 02/06/2015

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Deul, Paschim Bardhaman, 25/10/2018

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Taldangra, Bankura, 05/07/2019

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©Beas Chakraborty
Kolkata, Kolkata, 15/03/2017

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Pied Paddy Skimmer Neurothemis tullia Drury, 1773

Pied Paddy Skimmer Neurothemis tullia Drury, 1773

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Nandin, Bankura, 02/08/2014

Adult Female

©Sourav Sanki
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 05/08/2019

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©Beas Chakraborty
Saltlake Central Park, Kolkata, 12/03/2017

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©Beas Chakraborty
Shyamkhola, South 24 Paraganas, 25/07/2014

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Pigmy Skimmer Tetrathemis platyptera Selys, 1878

Pigmy Skimmer Tetrathemis platyptera Selys, 1878

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Mazumder
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 20/07/2016

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Red Marsh Trotter Tramea basilaris Palisot de Beauvois, 1805

Red Marsh Trotter Tramea basilaris Palisot de Beauvois, 1805

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Gangdua dam, Bankura, 29/11/2019

Mating wheel

©Sagar Adhurya
Ambuja Wetland, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/09/2018

Adult Male

©Koustav Mukherjee
Bijra, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/04/2018

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Red Swamp-dragon Agrionoptera insignis Rambur, 1842

Red Swamp-dragon Agrionoptera insignis Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Mazumder
Buxa Tiger Reserve, Alipurduar, 23/08/2014

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Ruddy Marsh Skimmer / Scarlet Skimmer Crocothemis servilia Drury, 1773

Ruddy Marsh Skimmer / Scarlet Skimmer Crocothemis servilia Drury, 1773

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Saikat Adhurya
B1, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 11/07/2015

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 03/11/2018

Adult Female

©Pushpal Shyam Choudhury
Rajarhat , North 24 Parganas, 15/09/2018

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©Beas Chakraborty
Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, South 24 Paraganas, 04/03/2017

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Rufous Marsh Glider / Spine–legged Redbolt / Common Redbolt Rhodothemis rufa Rambur, 1842

Rufous Marsh Glider / Spine–legged Redbolt / Common Redbolt Rhodothemis rufa Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 06/04/2017

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Barajaguli, Nadia, 31/03/2018

Immature Male

©Subhajit Roy
Pratappur, Bankura, 22/10/2014

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©Beas Chakraborty
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah/Haora, 19/05/2015

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Rufous-backed Marsh Hawk Brachydiplax chalybea Brauer, 1868

Rufous-backed Marsh Hawk Brachydiplax chalybea Brauer, 1868

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Barajaguli, Nadia, 21/02/0016

Adult Female

©Biplab Dey
Baidyabati DVC Canal , Hugli/Hooghly, 16/10/2016

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Jaguli, Nadia, 10/03/2018

Adult Female

©Sourav Mondal
Habra, North 24 Parganas, 05/10/2013

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Scarlet Marsh Hawk Aethriamanta brevipennis Rambur, 1842

Scarlet Marsh Hawk Aethriamanta brevipennis Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Male

©Dibyendu Mondal
Durgapur Government College campus, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/11/2019

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©Beas Chakraborty
Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, South 24 Paraganas, 08/06/2014

Adult Male

©Debdulal Banerjee
Faridpur, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/08/2018

Juvenile Male

©Asim Giri
Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur/West Midnapore, 26/08/2018

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Tri- coloured Marsh Hawk Orthetrum luzonicum Brauer, 1868

Tri- coloured Marsh Hawk Orthetrum luzonicum Brauer, 1868

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Choose IUCN threatened Category


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Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/07/2014

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©Beas Chakraborty
MAMC housing, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/07/2014

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Trumpet-Tail / Asian Pintail / Grizzled Pintail Acisoma panorpoides Rambur, 1842

Trumpet-Tail / Asian Pintail / Grizzled Pintail Acisoma panorpoides Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Kashthasali, Paschim Bardhaman, 13/08/2014

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©Beas Chakraborty
Jaguli Grassland, Nadia, 18/03/2017

Adult Female

©Beas Chakraborty
Jaguli Grassland, Nadia, 19/03/2017

Adult Female

©Tirthankar Roy Chowdhury
Rabindra Sarobar, Kolkata, Kolkata, 12/08/2017

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Wandering Glider Pantala flavescens Fabricius, 1798

Wandering Glider Pantala flavescens Fabricius, 1798

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Female

©Abhijit Satpati
Purulia, Purulia, 25/06/2018

Adult Female

©Subhajit Roy
Bijra, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/08/2017

Adult Male

©Debdulal Banerjee
Faridpur, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/04/2019

Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 10/09/2017

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Yellow-tailed Ashy Skimmer Potamarcha congener Rambur, 1842

Yellow-tailed Ashy Skimmer Potamarcha congener Rambur, 1842

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Khisma, Nadia, 16/03/2018

Adult Male

©Subhajit Roy
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 28/05/2015

Adult Female

©Amar Nayak
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/02/2019

Adult Male

©Satyajit Mandal
Jhanjhra majhi gram , Paschim Bardhaman, 08/09/2018

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