Black Saddlebags dragonfly (male) redux

A Black Saddlebags dragonfly (Tramea lacerata) spotted near the shore of Accotink Bay. Notice the hind wings of Black Saddlebags are broader than its fore wings, a characteristic of many migratory species of dragonflies.


Habitat: Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge, a 1,200 acre preserve located at Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

Copyright © 2012 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.

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