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Potato Creek State Park

A variety of natural habitats await the visitor to Potato Creek State Park in northwest Indiana including the 327 acre Worster Lake, old fields, mature woodlands, restored prairies, and diverse wetlands. 138 more words


Young emperor dragonfly emerges, video

This video from Britain says about itself:

An emperor dragonfly emerging

22 July 2016

Footage of an emperor dragonfly nymph emerging from its exuvia (shell) as an adult and…

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We were lucky again.

I think it rained quite a lot during the night because everything was wet when we went out on our morning walk. We were lucky to have fog again so we went out to the bog this time.I thuink the birds loved the rain because even if it was thicker fog and much darker they sang a lot, yesterday it was almost completely quiet. 342 more words


Watching Dragonflies: Eastern Pondhawks

Eastern Pondhawks (Erythemis simplicicollis) are dragonflies that perch when they hunt, usually on low foliage or on the ground.

Dragonflies are carnivores. They eat other insects ranging in size from tiny mosquitoes to dragonflies their own size, or for some dragonfly species, even larger.  336 more words

Other Insects And Spiders

From photograph to painting

A few days ago I posted a photo of a Southern hawker dragonfly on the UK Dragonflies & Damselflies page on Facebook, just to be sure of my identification of this beautiful creature. 161 more words


Red Dragonfly

I couldn’t believe the detail I could see on this close-up of a Red Dragonfly – it’s fascinating. Photo taken in Spain.