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Damselfly & Dragonfly Damselfly & Dragonfly


Dragons and Damsels Dragons and Damsels


Dragonflies and Damselflies Dragonflies and Damselflies



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black-tailed skimmer


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Unidentified dragonfly

Unidentified dragonfly
I'm puzzled by this one. I though t it might be a black-tailed skimmer, but I wouldn't expect one of those to have yellow spots on the abdomen. Could this be a juvenile?

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Paul Wheeler
Paul Wheeler
Cathy, I would agree that this is a male Black-tailed Skimmer. Immature males are black and yellow, so I would say this one is not quite fully mature.
5 years ago.
Cathy Oetegenn (tryi… has replied to Paul Wheeler
Thanks Paul.
5 years ago.
Sonja
Sonja
Prettty lad, but still almost a teneral... very interesting colour mix :)
5 years ago.