Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina, 1.5")
|Halloween Pennant (male and female)|
White-faced Meadowhawk ( Sympetrum obtrusum, 1.3") - the most common dragonfly that I have seen this time of year.
|White-faced Meadowhawk - mating pair|
Eastern Least Clubtail (Stylogomphus albistylus) - I really puzzled over this ID, and it remains tentative - call it a notch above best guess ...
|Eastern Least Clubtail|
Northern Spreadwing ( Lestes disjuncus, 1.6") - aka Common Spreadwing - tentative ID
Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis, 2.8") - Rarely have I spent so much time trying to get a photograph. This dragonfly was patrolling his patch of wetlands with unflagging energy, occasionally dipping to the water's surface, but never perching. Occasionally he hovered long enough to get a few reasonably focused photos ...
The Spangled Skimmer has appeared in a previous post, but this is a much better pose ...
After straining for several hours to find and photograph dragonflies, I turned attention to chipping in a nearby shrub. A few "pishes" quickly brought a Common Yellowthroat out to investigate ...
Whatever you are looking for, have fun doing it!!