Dragonfly Photos from a Variety of Sites in the Southeast

 

Occasionally, I take photos of dragonflies in the course of field days looking for birds and butterflies.  Randy Emmitt identified the species in the following photos.  Thanks Randy; I owe you one.

 

Adult Libellula flavida, photographed at Little Manatee River State Park, Hillsborough Co., Florida, 29 March 2003; photo SJS; thanks to Paul Miliotis for the i.d.

 

Male Sympetrum sp. (meadowhawk), photographed near City Lake, Putnam Co., TN, 23 August 2002; photo SJS.

 

Immature male Common Whitetail (Libellula lydia), photographed near City Lake, Putnam Co., TN, 4 August 2007; photo SJS; thanks to Richard Connors for sexing this individual.

 

Male Common Whitetail (Libellula lydia), photographed near City Lake, Putnam Co., TN, 17 July 2002; photo SJS.

 

Female Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), photographed on Martha Washington Rd., Fentress Co., TN, 25 July 2002; photo SJS.

 

Male Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), photographed near City Lake, Putnam Co., TN, 20 July 2002; photo SJS.

 

Male Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera), photographed on Clinchfield Rd., Putnam Co., TN, 25 July 2002; photo SJS.

 

Spangled Skimmer (Libellula cyanea), photographed in the Bridgestone/Firestone Centennial Wilderness, White Co., TN, 21 May 2002; photo SJS.

 

White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum), photographed near Spruce Knob, West Virginia, 11 August 2002; photo SJS.

 

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