books all say that dragonflies are found near water. But they
also patrol lawns and parking
Even a small lawn far from the nearest pond may attract
occasionally. It is difficult to get good pictures of dragonflies
flight. This neon
skimmer perched on a branch long enough for me to get my camera.
The white stripe on its back is a key characteristic.
Here is the side view of the neon skimmer. Mostly it
appeares to be a dull orange color.
With a little change in the lighting, it becomes clear
why this skimmer is called "neon".
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