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Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Cooleman Ridge

Orthetrum caledonicum at Cooleman Ridge - 9 Feb 2021
Orthetrum caledonicum at Cooleman Ridge - 9 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Orthetrum caledonicum 9 Feb 2021 HarveyPerkins
Orthetrum caledonicum 9 Feb 2021 SWishart

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Author's notes

Quite a few blue skimmers around the dam at the end of dam firetrail. These two were on the path near the covered reservoir and the only skimmers although there were a few other dragonflies around.

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 9 Feb 2021 01:34 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

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