Cherry-Faced Meadowhawk

By: Janet, doing it better.

May 16 2011

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Category: cherry-faced meadowhawk dragonfly, dragonfly photos, Insect Photos, photographs, summer photos

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Aperture:f/11
Focal Length:55mm
ISO:400
Shutter:1/250 sec
Camera:Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT

These dragonflies like to perch on the ground so it was easy to sneak up and get a great picture. I can tell this one is a male cherry-faced meadowhawk as the females and young males are yellowish. They grow to be 35 mm in length making them about half the length of the blue darner dragonflies.

Taking a Rest

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