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Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)

Posted on Sep 3, 2014

Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)

Have you ever taken an up close look at a dragonfly? We did at this Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis) we found patrolling the edge of the pond at College Lodge around this time last year. As you can see, Canada Darners have large compound eyes, providing excellent vision needed for hunting on the fly. While you are enjoying the autumn-like days soon to come, keep an eye out for this spectacular dragonfly species and more emerging and migrating through the area.

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