Dragonflies and Damselflies at Morris Island, August 5, 2017

A beautiful day at Morris Island gave us the opportunity to observe  18 species of Odonates:

Eastern Pondhawk, Widow Skimmer, Autumn Meadowhawk, Sweetflag Spreadwing, Eastern Forktail, Slaty Skimmer, Halloween Pennant, Powder Dancer, Marsh Bluet, Tule Bluet, Dragonhunter, White-faced Meadowhawk, Frosted Whiteface, Slender Spreadwing, Stream Bluet, Skimming Bluet, Green Darner and Lance-tipped Darner.

Along the way we also found 5 Northern Watersnakes, 2 Garter Snakes and several species of birds and butterflies.

Photos by Art Goldsmith