Thursday, September 05, 2013

Amberwing and Green Darner

Eastern Amberwing

Along the Connecticut River 3 weeks ago, I managed a blurry photo of the Eastern Amberwing (Perithimis tenera, 0.9") as it patrolled its patch of lily pads.
In the butterfly garden at Heinz refuge, this tiny skimmer came to rest close by ...

Eastern Amberwing
Eastern Amberwing

At the other end of the size-scale for dragonflies, a Common Green Darner - female (Anax junius, 3.0") - stunning!

Common Green Darner - female

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