Frisky Friday!

As the anonymous volunteers at the Pedia of Wik so eloquently put it: Mating in dragonflies is a complex, precisely choreographed process.¬† They continue, breathlessly: ¬†This distinctive posture is called the “heart”. Probably, don’t try this at home, kids. In any case, those are Mr. and Mrs. skimming bluet damselfly or Enallagma geminatum, as theContinue reading “Frisky Friday!”

Things are really starting to warm up…

Hmmm. Where to even start? Lets’ go with the new guys. That’s right, the dragonflies were all over the pond yesterday afternoon in the nice bright sun. On the left is a male dot-tailed whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta) and on the right is a male twelve-spotted skimmer (Libellula pulchella). Hey! I don’t make these names up.Continue reading “Things are really starting to warm up…”