White-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly – 8/4/17

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/4/17

Observation Time: 1:55 p.m.

Observation Location: 4 Gavins Pond Road

Common Name: White-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly

Scientific Name: Sympetrum obtrusum

Comments: Juveniles and females have yellow abdomens. Males are red. Similar to Ruby Meadowhawk and Cherry-faced Meadowhawk, but white-faced meadowhawks have a distinctive white face.

More Information: Wikipedia