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Orange Dragonfly

Libellula saturata


Large predatory dragonfly with 3" wingspan. Native to Oregon and commonly observed especially in the Willamette Valley.


This dragonfly was pictured at what appeared to be rest- it darted off for a split second and returned with a small bee- you can see this predator consuming the bee in the photos- quite amazing!

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Elizabeth Goward
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Elizabeth Goward

Eugene, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Aug 8, 2015
Submitted on Aug 8, 2015

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