White-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly – 7/8/13
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 7/8/13
Observation Time: 5:40 p.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond area
Common Name: White-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly
Scientific Name: Sympetrum obtrusum
Comments: Males are red. Very similar to Ruby Meadowhawk and Cherry-faced Meadowhawk. This species seems to be in decline.
More Information: Nature Search
Two more photos taken 7/19/13 at about 5:30 where Turning Mill Brook flows under Wolomolopoag Street: