Autumn Meadowhawk dragonflies (males)

Several Autumn Meadowhawk dragonflies (Sympetrum vicinum) spotted on the boardwalk that goes through the central wetland area at Huntley Meadows Park. These individuals are males, as indicated by their red coloration and by the reddish “claspers” (terminal appendages) at the end of their abdomens.

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