Archive for July, 2013

Other Flying Objects: Blue Dasher

Other Flying Objects: Blue Dasher

By josh | Nature, Wildlife

The blue dasher is one of the more spectacular dragonflies common in northern New England [&hellip

Other Flying Objects: Twelve-Spotted Skimmer

Other Flying Objects: Twelve-Spotted Skimmer

By josh | Nature, Wildlife

Sticking with the skimmer theme, the poorly-named Twelve-Spotted Skimmer is another of the King Skimmers [&hellip

Other Flying Objects: Widow Skimmer

Other Flying Objects: Widow Skimmer

By josh | Nature, Wildlife

Widow Skimmers are large, common dragonflies of the genus Libellula (King Skimmers), which also includes other [&hellip

Other Flying Objects: Eastern Amberwing

Other Flying Objects: Eastern Amberwing

By josh | Nature, Wildlife

A recent stop at Shelburne Pond (with sleeping 5-month old in tow) yielded a few [&hellip