In the heart of Ipswich, Massachusetts is the Whipple House. Behind the house is a little pond by the Ipswich River. It is a fun place to photograph bugs. During this time of year there is a lot of Joe-Pye Weeds and Purple Loosestrife.
First up is a darner that ducked into the shadows. I’m pretty sure it is a Lance-tipped Darner.
A male Autumn Meadowhawk