Summertime Dragonflies

With the warm weather comes dragonflies. There has been quite a bit of rain the last few weeks, creating an ideal situation for mosquitos. Fortunately dragonflies are predators of small flying insects. Here are a few that I’ve seen recently.

Calico Pennant
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Common Whitetail
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Eastern Pondhawk (male)
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Eastern Pondhawk (female)
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Black Saddlebags
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Ruby Meadowhawk

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Widow Skimmer
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Third Eye Herp

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