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Roseate Skimmer

Orthemis ferruginea


I watched the mating process. In this the female(bottom left) is depositing her juft fertilized eggs in the water as the male waits hoverring To do it all again. They repeated this more than 7 times.

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Tampa, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.94, Long: -82.29

Spotted on Sep 12, 2011
Submitted on Oct 28, 2011

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