Wondering Glider

This dragonfly was captured in flight, hovering long enough for me to snap his photo. This species, from the genus Pantala, is considered the most widespread dragonfly on the planet, with good population on every continent except Antarctica (although rare in Europe). This information is gathered from Wikipedia on my iNaturalist app. This app is…

Plateau Dragonlet

Below is a new addition to my group of identified dragonflies. The variety of colors continue to amaze me. I have created a dragonfly page on my website. To see more photos, and read a few facts, click here, I’m the dragonfly rising on the wings of unlocked dreams on the verge of magical things. …

Roseate Skimmer

This morning on my walk at the wetlands, it was my goal to discover a new dragonfly. I was not disappointed when I walked to the edge of a little pond and this beauty caught my eye. I was patient and so excited when he landed on a bush nearby. It was as though he…

Seeing Green

This morning at the wetlands I took a side path and discovered this beautiful green dragonfly. I do not believe I have seen one of this color before and with the grasses, he was quite beautiful! “Green is the fresh emblem of well founded hopes. In blue the spirit can wander, but in green it…

Tarantula hawk wasp

This morning I ran across a flowering bush with several of these beautiful creatures enjoying the blooms. Apparently their sting can be extremely painful for a short period of time, but it is not dangerous to humans (very dangerous to the other creatures they prey on, such as tarantulas!) However, they are not easily provoked…