Dragonfly on lotus bud

17 08 2012

I haven’t been able to identify the exact kind of dragonfly this one is (yet). Any guesses (other than the obvious “black dragonfly”)? Photographed at Green Spring Gardens

UPDATE: Special thanks to a visitor to my blog, Robley Hood, for identifying this beauty—it’s a Slaty skimmer (Libellula incesta).

© Cindy Dyer. All rights reserved.



2 responses

17 08 2012
Robley Hood

That’s a Slaty Skimmer!

18 08 2012

Thanks for the i.d., Robley! I did an update and gave you credit for helping with the identification. I should have asked you sooner. 😉

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