Oh My, What Lovely Saddlebags You Have!

September 12, 2012

Quick Dragonfly Update!

I've documented another dragonfly visiting our pond. It was a Black Saddlebags, Tramea lacerata. My phone's camera couldn't capture a picture of this fast-flying critter, but I was able to send myself an e-mail documenting the find. Here's the e-mail:

"Saw a saddlebags by pond

August 22, 2012


This brings our total number of dragonflies and damselflies to six species! Check out this recent post to see the the other five.


Black Saddlebags perching

Photo courtesy of JerryFriedman

(Posted by: Lila Higgins)