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Monday, September 21, 2015
In mid-August, I wrote about seeing my first Western Pondhawk (Erythemis collocata) on Bodega Head. (I took a distant photo of a female on 15 August 2015.) A few weeks later, I returned to the same spot and photographed this male. What amazing eyes!
Here's the entire dragonfly:
And a view from the side:
It'll be interesting to see if the sightings this year (including at least one ovipositing female) result in emerging individuals at this wetland next year.