Sunday, June 16, 2013

Arrowhead Spiketail

This is the largest of the three spiketail dragonflies that are found here in Massachusetts.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

This female Arrowhead Spiketail dragon gets its name from the distinctive abdominal pattern.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

She grabbed some large flying insect and settled in the shade to munch her meal.

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

©2013 Steve Borichevsky©2013 Steve Borichevsky

©2013 Steve Borichevsky

8 comments:

Frank said...

Steve, I don't think I've seen this one before. Great shots.

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

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The Furry Gnome said...

Amazing photographs! So much to learn.

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Wonderful. I haven't gone dragon hunting in some time now. Must do.

ladyfi said...

Wow wow wow - these are spectacular!

Carol Mattingly said...

He's gorgeous Steve.

Laura Delegal - Leroy Photography said...

Goodness, such vast knowledge about dragonflies. Very nice captures.

Noushka said...

Fantastic to discover your dragons!
They are quite different from those found in France!
Lovely pics!

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