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Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (male)

Sympetrum ambiguum


Most male Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonflies have pale red terminal appendages. Not this guy! I spent several weeks during September and October 2013 searching for Blue-Faced Meadowhawks at Huntley Meadows Park. The preceding male is the only one I spotted with black appendages. I guess he felt like letting his freak flag fly!


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


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Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.76, Long: -77.10

Spotted on Sep 25, 2013
Submitted on Nov 8, 2013

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