Sunday, June 22, 2008

Random Odonate Sighting

There we were, walking through the neighborhood, enjoying some fine weather between the scatter showers, and this little fellow zoomed past us. I was able to sneak up and get a picture.

It's an Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum). They're little, members of the skimmer (Libellulidae) category. They're about two inches long with a three inch wingspan.

Just thought you'd enjoy it.

Respectfully submitted,


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