Black Saddlebags (three photos)
Tramea lacerata

black saddlebags dragonfly
These fine fliers were darting all over the place
at Farmington Bay but only landing high in the
trees. Love these!  I notice they were building homes
nest to the ponds. The State of Utah only thinks about
money and not what they do to the environment.
It's infuriating. Carol Davis 7-20-2021

black saddlebags
Flawless young male Black Saddlebags (taken through
the windshield... I take 'em where I can get 'em.)  
Farmington Bay, Davis County, UT.  Carol Davis, 8-26-07

black saddlebags male
Ragged male Black Saddlebags resting on barbed
wire while scouting for bugs off the water at
Farmington Bay.  Carol Davis, 2006

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