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Various local species, along with their cousins, the damselflies, have telling names like ebony jewel-wing, amber-winged spreadwing, red damsel, red bluet, orange bluet, violet dancer, spotted blue darner, sand dragon, calico pennant, blue pirate, green jacket, ruby meadowfly, goldenwing, and red saddlebag.
While some species of dragonflies will stay here as Massachusetts residents, others, like the green darner, tenspot, and globetrotter, may migrate large distances, even flying hundreds of miles over the ocean.
How else are you going to figure out that the bright red-and-brown striped dragonfly in your backyard is probably a variegated meadowhawk, or that the brilliant blue-and-brown one is more likely to be a blue-eyed darner than a Walker's darner.
It's actually a sock darner and probably dates from the end of the Victorian period.
The material had to be sent to darners and then put through a finishing process before finally it was made into a kilt.
In addition, Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary will be looking for perchers, skimmers, club tails, meadow hawks, darners and other dragon and damsel flies.
Darners will be out in the swamps, where cattails are almost always two or three feet tall.
Damselflies are rare along the rivers now, and darners have left their ponds.
When daddy longlegs begin hunting in the undergrowth, darners will be out in the swamps.
Darners will be out in the swamps where cattails are almost always two or three feet tall.
Other very common odonates observed at most sites include Common Green Darner (Anax junius), Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera), Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina), Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile), and Citrine Forktail (Ischnura hastata).