Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (female)

The following photos show a Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (Sympetrum ambiguum), perching in a drainage ditch near a vernal pool at Huntley Meadows Park (HMP).

A Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (Sympetrum ambiguum) spotted at Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, Virginia USA. This individual is a heteromorph female.

11 OCT 2015 | HMP | Blue-faced Meadowhawk (female)

This individual is a heteromorph female, as indicated by its coloration and terminal appendages.

A Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (Sympetrum ambiguum) spotted at Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, Virginia USA. This individual is a heteromorph female.

11 OCT 2015 | HMP | Blue-faced Meadowhawk (female)

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3 Responses to “Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (female)”

  1. Mike Powell Says:

    She may not stand out as much as her red-bodied male counterparts, but this lovely lady dragonfly easily matches them in beauty.

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