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Sep 13, 2014 08:04 |  #1

We has a chance to visit family in Texas and any trip is also a chance to look for dragonflies. There was a good collection to observe, with males and females to view.

The Roseate Skimmer is my favorite of the set because they don't live near me, making this my first sighting. And hey, pink!

IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-WQhDhFB/0/L/_1140842-L.jpg
Roseate Skimmer - Orthemis ferruginea (M)

IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-WCHz3BP/0/L/_1140767-L.jpg
Blue Dasher - Pachydiplax longipennis (M - Eastern pattern)

IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-zVsVGqP/0/L/_1140802-L.jpg
Blue Dasher - Pachydiplax longipennis (F)

IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-8Wjn3ds/0/L/_1140827-L.jpg
Eastern Pondhawk - Erythemis simplicicollis (M)

IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-8HgcSbN/0/L/_1140819-L.jpg
Eastern Pondhawk - Erythemis simplicicollis (Immature M) - Looks a lot like a female.

IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-3ZRJtvH/0/L/_1140841-L.jpg
Eastern Pondhawk - Erythemis simplicicollis (F)

IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-NFJmGCs/0/L/_1140833-L.jpg
IMAGE: http://tandemhearts.smugmug.com/DragonFlies/Texas-Dragonflies/i-dmLzwTg/0/L/_1140838-L.jpg
More Roseate Skimmer action.

The full set is onour gallery (external link).



  
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Sep 13, 2014 09:18 |  #2

nice collection,and shots.


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Sep 13, 2014 09:32 |  #3

Lovely shots, tandemhearts.


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Sep 13, 2014 12:00 |  #4

Lovely set of pics of them, they are such beautiful colours

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Sep 13, 2014 21:46 |  #5

beauties! wonderful collection


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Sep 14, 2014 00:54 |  #6

Wonderful series of captures !
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Sep 14, 2014 05:48 |  #7

Lovely collection.


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Sep 14, 2014 09:25 |  #8

Lovely shots, very cool colours, especially #1


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Sep 14, 2014 10:33 |  #9

Wonderful, great colours on these dragons.


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Sep 15, 2014 06:11 |  #10

Thanks everyone.




  
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Sep 15, 2014 12:24 |  #11

Wonderful selection, always love some dragons.


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