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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 8 years ago
meadowhawk (female)
genus: Sympetrum


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5 Comments

rewolf
rewolf 8 years ago

Thank you, Liz!

Aaron8 - cool, thank you!!!

Aarongunnar
Aarongunnar 8 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 8 years ago

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

rewolf
rewolf 8 years ago

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

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

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

rewolf
Spotted by
rewolf

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.53, Long: -71.10

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

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