Friday, July 24, 2015

Band-winged Meadowhawk, female dragonfly

I photographed this female dragonfly, a Band-winged Meadowhawk, at Florence River Park this week. "This meadowhawk is named for the band of amber color near the base of the wings." (from The males are red and females like this one are yellowish.
Band-winged Meadowhawks are approximately 1- 1.5 inches in body length with wings about 2 inches across (from SeEtta