Common Whitetail and Blue Dasher dragonflies

25 09 2012

This is my first-ever photograph of two different kinds of dragonflies on the same perch! The bottom one is a Common Whitetail dragonfly (Plathemis lydia) and the top one is a Blue Dasher dragonfly (Pachydiplax longipennis). Photographed at Huntley Meadows Park; the marsh water was low and very muddy in color

© Cindy Dyer. All rights reserved.

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25 09 2012
The Wisened Crone (WisestofCrones) on Facebook

Cindy,
I love all of your photographs, but expecially those of dragonflies. . .they are the symbol for my middle son who passed by his own hand from schizophrenia. . .I do not cry any more when I see them. . .I smile and say, “Hello John Michael!!” : ) =^,^=

28 09 2012
Kathryn/plantwhateverbringsyoujoy.com

Gorgeous! I adore dragonflies. I always think they are a blessing when they cross my path.

1 10 2012
cindydyer

Hi Kathryn! For some reason I seem to have become obsessed with photographing them this season!

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