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Eastern Amberwing (male) - Perithemis tenera | by emace
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Eastern Amberwing (male) - Perithemis tenera

I've had some photos of this ubiquitous species for a couple of weeks but nothing that I liked enough to post. Right now I'm finding a new species almost every time I go out. No, they aren't new to my life-list nor are they all that uncommon but the list is currently a bit lean so it's easy to find stuff that's not on there yet. I also have a couple of leads on where to find a couple new species for my life-list. This is the fun part of the season where it's easy to find new stuff. Here's the updated list:


2010 List

Green Darner - Anax junius

Eastern Pondhawk - Erythemis simplicicollis

Blue Dasher - Pachydiplax longipennis

Calico Pennant - Celithemis elisa

12-spotted Skimmer - Libellula pulchella

Widow Skimmer - Libellula luctuosa

Carolina Saddlebags - Tramea carolina

Common Whitetail - Libellula lydia

Slender Baskettail - Epitheca costalis

Black Saddlebags - Tramea lacerata

Eastern Amberwing - Perithemis tenera

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Taken on June 18, 2010