Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly
Perithemis tenera
left Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly Photograph right
2006 Photograph, Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly (Perithemis tenera, Family Libellulidae), Occoquan Bay NWR, Woodbridge, Virginia, © 2020.
This photo shows a common activity of some dragonflies, namely, raising their abdomen and positioning their wings to soak up sunlight and warm up after a cool night.
Jian Zhe Li

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