Dot-tailed Whiteface dragonfly in NJ

Dot-tailed Whiteface dragonfly 

Mahlon Dickerson County Reservation 

Jefferson NJ

May 2022

Though this species of spring dragonflies is very common locally I find their contrasty colors are great for imagery. 

For this frame I used my 28mm macro lens to showcase the dragonfly-scape

More information on Dot-tailed Whiteface – https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dot-tailed_whiteface

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Calico Pennant dragonfly

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Calico Pennant
 
Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area, Rockaway Township, NJ
 
Here’s a view of the male Calico Pennant. Compare it to the female coloration from my previous upload – https://www.facebook.com/daveblinderphotography/photos/a.243841199122036/1294234057416073/