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Photo#55065
green Dragon - Erythemis simplicicollis - female

green Dragon - Erythemis simplicicollis - Female
Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
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Pondhawk
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis). Looks like an immature male, or maybe female; easier to tell sex from the side. If it's a male, it will gradually turn sky blue (or Carolina blue) starting at the tip of the abdomen and spreading forward to the eyes.

Joshua S. Rose, Ph.D.
World Birding Center
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
joshua.rose_NO_SPAM@tpwd.state.tx.us
956-584-9156 x 236

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