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Ladies of leisure

Female green darners seem drawn to the fruit of the Winged sumac (Rhus copallinum) growing along the eastern edge of the library field. This one was lounging while late afternoon rays glinted on her wings like bright-penny embers. The berries … Continue reading

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Metallic blue honeymoon

Two pairs of dragonflies at their waterside resort, working on the next generation of common green darners (anax junius). The males are quite dashing and might believably breathe fire from their bright blue flame bodies. These wispy-winged flyers dart through … Continue reading

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