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Gallery - Darters

[redvdarter1]Red-veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii)

Likes warm, still waters,often open, bare and shallow, such as quarry lakes, sand pits, newly created ponds and coastal lagoons.

[More information about Common Darter][commondarter10]Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum)

Probarly the most widespread and numerous darter in our area.

[More information about Ruddy Darter][ruddydarter4]Ruddy Darter (Sympertrum sanguineum)

A familiar dragonfly in much of our area. Mature males are easily identified by their all-black legs and slightly clubbed,blood-red abdomen.

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