Dragonflies and monarchs: multi-generation migrations

iNaturalist observers know—dragonflies are a common sight during Canadian summers, zooming around the skies to catch their insect prey and darting around wetlands, laying their eggs in and around the vegetation. But as summer weather turns to fall, some species like the common green darner begin their journeys south.

Click here to see how the full annual cycle of the common green darner is comprised of three generations: two that are migratory and one that is non-migratory.

dragonfly macro by awaysick

Green darner photographed by awaysick

Publicado el 05 de julio de 2022 a las 06:58 PM por e_ouimet e_ouimet


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