Odonata http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/328/all en Oh My, What Lovely Saddlebags You Have! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/oh-my-what-lovely-saddlebags-you-have <p>Quick Dragonfly Update!</p> <p>I&#39;ve documented another dragonfly visiting our pond. It was a Black Saddlebags, <em>Tramea lacerata</em>. My phone&#39;s camera couldn&#39;t capture a picture of this fast-flying critter,&nbsp;but I was able to send myself&nbsp;an e-mail documenting the find. Here&#39;s the e-mail:</p> <p>&quot;Saw a saddlebags by pond<br /> August 22, 2012<br /> 3:00pm&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/oh-my-what-lovely-saddlebags-you-have" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/oh-my-what-lovely-saddlebags-you-have#comments Black Saddlebags dragonflies Odonata Pond Tramea lacerata Blog Wed, 12 Sep 2012 07:58:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 720 at http://www.nhm.org/nature We've Got Flying Neon Toothpicks in Our Pond http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/weve-got-flying-neon-toothpicks-our-pond <p>I admit it! I totally stole the title of this week's blog from my Facebook friend John Acorn, aka The Nature Nut. To be specific, I gleaned this gem of a title from one of his books, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Damselflies-Alberta-Flying-Toothpicks-Insects/dp/0888644191" target="_blank">Damselflies of Alberta: Flying Neon Toothpicks in the Grass</a></em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/weve-got-flying-neon-toothpicks-our-pond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/weve-got-flying-neon-toothpicks-our-pond#comments damselflies dragonflies Flame Skimmer Ischnura cervula John Acorn Kimball Garrett Libellula saturata Odonata Pacific Forktail Pantala flavascens Sam Easterson The Nature Nut Wandering Glider Blog Sat, 18 Aug 2012 00:26:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 723 at http://www.nhm.org/nature