Handsome!


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Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta), Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Tivoli, Texas July 2019

This showy skimmer was doing his best to protect his segment of pond. I tried to catch the glint of sunlight on his gossamer wings but to no avail. Regardless, if I was a female of his species I would’ve been impressed with his fiery red patches!

 

Categories: Nature Notes

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