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Autumn Meadowhawk dragonfly (female)

Sympetrum vicinum


"Windshield wipers" is a time-series of photos showing a female Autumn Meadowhawk dragonfly grooming while perching on the warm surface of the boardwalk at Huntley Meadows Park. She is using her front legs to wipe her eyes and face.


Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource:


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1 Comment

LuisStevens 7 years ago

Great series Geodialist! I see you have a great dragonflies collection.

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Nov 6, 2013
Submitted on Nov 12, 2013

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