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Dragonfly Convention

Yesterday afternoon, the dragonflies convened in my yard. There were at least fifty or sixty of them, I would imagine they were doing something like speed dating, only the dates will no doubt lead to baby dragonflies… 32 more words


Male or female Widow Skimmer dragonfly?

Widow¬†Skimmer dragonflies (Libellula luctuosa) display¬†sexual dimorphism. Although mature males and females look different, immature males and females look similar. … 147 more words

Digital Photography

Cicadas and Dragonflies

While the talk between North Korea and South Korea was going on, the summer might have gone with it. It is much cooler now, and I hear less of the Cicadas crying. 44 more words

Scattered Thoughts

Blue Dragonfly

This is a little blue dragonfly I got a shot of while we were fishing on August 25.

I see them flying all the time, but they never hold still long enough for a photo. 33 more words


Migrant Hawker

Migrant Hawker, Aeshna mixta. Nikon D5200 Tokina 100mm f16 1/45 ISO 200

My 2015 list (as of 25.08.15):
Azure Damselfly
Banded Demoiselle
Black-tailed Skimmer
Blue-tailed Damselfly…

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Female "Eastern" Cherry-faced Meadowhawk

We found this Female “Eastern” Cherry-faced Meadowhawk Dragonfly in our garden, just perching on an old flower stem. It is about 1.5″ long. It stayed there quite a while so we moved on.