Western Meadowhawk (male - three photos)
Sympetrum occidentale


western meadowhawk
This is the only dragonfly I saw all day on Antelope Island. The temperature was right around 60 degrees when I found this
one resting in a bush.  Isn't it perfect?  Must have just hatched out.  It's late for dragonflies but I have found them (a
Variegated Meadowhawk) as late as November 30th.  Seems like it would be a dangerous time for dragonflies
with all the birds in migration.  © Carol Davis 10-23-2009

Western meadowhawk
Male Western Meadowhawk at BearRiver MBR, Box Elder County.  © Carol Davis 8-12-2007

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