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male Carmine Skimmer, stage right - Orthemis discolor - male

male Carmine Skimmer, stage right - Orthemis discolor - Male
World Birding Center HQ at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
May 15, 2006
Carmines seem to show up here every summer, one of the later dragons to appear, and set up territories around the little water features in the woods. No sign of them, typically, around larger wetlands or in sunny areas.

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male Carmine Skimmer, stage right - Orthemis discolor - male male Carmine Skimmer, stage left - Orthemis discolor - male