Heady shiny brown, thorax gray-brown, striped or spotted with white or yellow. Male's abdomen is gleaming white. Wings have one brown band in middle of wing.
The Common Whitetail can be seen hawking for mosquitoes and other small flying insects over ponds, marshes, and slow-moving rivers in most regions except the higher mountain regions.
Lat: 40.96, Long: -73.73
Spotted on Jun 10, 2012
Submitted on Jun 24, 2012