Skimmers are dragonflies that have a shorter body than wingspan. They are day flyers, eat from the nectar of colorful flowers, and found near water areas such as ponds, streams, bays, or ditches. I found this Eastern Pondhawk Skimmer while in northern Minnesota.
Common Whitetail Skimmers are fairly large dragonflies with unique looking wings, a broad dark band across the middle of the wing, while the rest has a transparent look. Skimmers are dragonflies that have a shorter body than their wingspan. They are day flyers and eat from the nectar of colorful flowers such as asters and… Read More COMMON WHITETAIL SKIMMER