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Sparkling

Calico Pennant - female

Celithemis elisa

 

I was stunned when I saw the male of this species during our hike at Higbee's Beach near Cape May, NJ. We were tracking a warbler that sadly got away, and I looked down to see the male. When we went further down the path, I noticed these bright yellow beauties. I assumed that they had to be related, and I was right - the yellow variety was the female.

 

And it's hard to figure out which was more beautiful.

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Taken on June 10, 2007