dragonfly like thing.
Location:  Greenpoint, Brooklyn
August 26, 2010 2:10 pm
August 26th, 9-10AM
Sunny day after a previously rainy one.
From a distance it looked like a squished flower but as I got closer I noticed the wings and the vivid colors which did not photographed as bright.
It was very still on the pavement for awhile and did not fly away when I touched it.

Black Saddlebags

Hi doe,
The reason you think the Black Saddlebags is like a Dragonfly is because it is a Dragonfly.  You may read more about the Black Saddlebags,
Tramea lacerata, by going to BugGuide.

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