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meadowhawk (female)

genus: Sympetrum

Description:

Large green and brown body, dark reddish eyes, and black-veined transparent wings

Habitat:

Marsh area extending into the Ipswich River

1 Species ID Suggestions

rewolf
rewolf 9 years ago
meadowhawk (female)
genus: Sympetrum


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5 Comments

rewolf
rewolf 9 years ago

Thank you, Liz!

Aaron8 - cool, thank you!!!

Aarongunnar
Aarongunnar 9 years ago

it's a female meadowhawk (genus: Sympetrum), which can be tough to get to species ID. Most likely cherry-faced (S. internum) or Jane's (S. janae).

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

That's okay. I look forward to seeing more shots.

rewolf
rewolf 9 years ago

Thank you! I have more dragon shots, but only got one shot of this one.

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Great shot! Do you have any more of this one? Welcome to Noah.

rewolf
Spotted by
rewolf

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Jul 30, 2011
Submitted on Aug 2, 2011

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