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The Flameskimmers Are Back!

The flameskimmer or firecracker skimmer (Libellula saturata) perches on a bamboo stake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The flameskimmers are back! We've been waiting for the new generation of flameskimmers, aka firecracker skimmers (Libellula saturata), to visit our yard after the long winter. On Sunday, a male flameskimmer did. It perched on a bamboo stake, soaked up...

The flameskimmer or firecracker skimmer (Libellula saturata) perches on a bamboo stake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The flameskimmer or firecracker skimmer (Libellula saturata) perches on a bamboo stake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The flameskimmer or firecracker skimmer (Libellula saturata) perches on a bamboo stake. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Flameskimmer in motion. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Flameskimmer in motion. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Flameskimmer in motion. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:47 PM
 
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