Variegated Meadowhawk’s are dragonflies that can be found throughout the southern part of Canada, into the United States and Mexico. They are common and widespread, seen around the edges of lakes, ponds, or wetlands. They are active from spring through autumn. I found this Variegated Meadowhawk last summer in northern Arizona.


Here is a Flame Skimmer dragonfly found close to a water source in the area I live. They are important, as they are pollinators. They transfer pollen from same plant species, which fertilizes, and if successful creates seeds and fruit of the plant. More about FLAME SKIMMERS.


Flame Skimmers are dragonflies that have distinct red or dark orange color all over their whole body and wings. They are native to western North America, found around water in the warm summer months during the day light hours. Flame Skimmers feed on the midges, mosquitoes, and the nectar from flowers, they are also pollinators… Read More FLAME SKIMMER