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Photo#227118
Common Green Darner - Anax junius

Common Green Darner - Anax junius
Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County, New York, USA
October 18, 2007
This one landed above my head in a meadow, there is a brackish marsh nearby.
I posted it just because the angle is a bit unusual.
I don't know if anyone would be able to ID it from this perspective.

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Common Green Darner - Anax junius Common Green Darner - Anax junius

Moved
Moved from Dragonflies.

Hefty thorax makes me thing "Common Green Darner"
They hardly ever stay still for me. They usually perch abdomen down. But give a look:

 
Hi Ron, Thanks
Your Darner image is terrific, what a great quality it has.

I think you are right about my crazy upside down one. I Really didn't think anyone would be able to recognize mine as something other than dragon.

I just found a dorsal view of the same individual which confirms your ID.

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