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Hyacinth Glider Dragonfly (Miathyria marcella)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Hyacinth Glider Dragonfly (Miathyria marcella)

New to my buggy life list, I may not be overly excited that it has appeared at my place. 92 more words


Black Saddlebags Dragonfly (Tramea lacerata)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Black Saddlebags Dragonfly (Tramea lacerata)

Larva is aquatic. Dragonflies are predatory in both larval and adult stages. This one is immature and hasn’t reached it’s final coloring. 26 more words


Rambur's Forktail

I’ve spotted another Brooklyn damselfly species, bringing my NYC list up to nine species. This is a male Rambur’s Forktail (Ischnura ramburii). Approximately 1.25″ long. 77 more words


Still Flying

Sandra and I took a short walk along the Shelburne, NS Municiple Trail 9/21/16. It was hot and there was still a bit of ode activity. 200 more words


Variable Dancer Damselfly (Argia fumipennis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Variable Dancer Damselfly (Argia fumipennis)

As suggested by the name, very variable in coloring so much so that there is some debate about subspecies. 35 more words


Autumn Then

My odeing has been fairly limited recently, although I did spend time trying, and failing, to get shots of an emerald species in the yard recently. 148 more words


Winding Down

September already and the ode season is winding down somewhat. For me it is bird migration time, but also ode migration time and so the net stays in the car a bit longer in the hope of encountering a darner swarm. 196 more words