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July 10, 2013 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Widow Skimmer Dragonfly

Widow Skimmer

Almost wordless: While out monitoring birds in the prairie last week this large, beautiful dragonfly landed right in front of me. His wings were a shimmery gold and silver in the morning sun. I looked him up in the bug guide and determined that this is a juvenile male.

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  1. Beth F / Jul 10 2013 6:33 am

    Oh wow! What a capture!


  2. BermudaOnion / Jul 10 2013 7:11 am

    He wanted his picture taken!


  3. Beth Hoffman / Jul 10 2013 7:59 am

    Excellent shot!


  4. Suko / Jul 10 2013 9:12 am

    Beautiful photo! I adore dragonflies. 🙂


  5. booketta / Jul 10 2013 12:47 pm

    Great shot. We saw blue dragonflies on the coast earlier in the week. I haven’t spotted this variety, maybe native where you are 🙂


  6. irene / Jul 10 2013 6:42 pm

    He certainly was camera ready.


  7. stacybuckeye / Jul 10 2013 10:34 pm

    Wow, those wings and your photo are requisite.


  8. Carol / Jul 12 2013 2:35 pm

    Simply gorgeous!


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