Female Red-tailed Pennant Dragonfly
Familiar Bluet Damselfly
Female California Dancer Damselfly
Flame Skimmer dragonfly
Mating Pacific Forktail Damselflies
Mating Cardinal Meadowhawk dragonflies - the so-called "wheel" position. Male on the left. As a preliminary to copulation, the male must transfer sperm from further back on its abdomen to a position where it can be reached by the female.
Male Eight-Spotted Skimmer
Shadow Darner flying over the lower pond.
Cardinal Meadowhawks engaged in pre-mating behavior over the upper pond. The male is in front. The position is called "in-tandem."
Months of grueling yoga lessons finally pay off.
Tuel Bluet Damselfly.