Slaty Skimmer

Dragonfly in Northborough

August 19, 2018

A slaty skimmer dragonfly at Watson Park in Northborough, photographed by Sandy Howard.
A slaty skimmer dragonfly at Watson Park in Northborough, photographed by Sandy Howard.

Sandy Howard photographed this slaty skimmer at Watson Park in Northborough.

Nature in Sudbury

August 4, 2015

Chris Renna recorded this video of nature at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest and the Town of Sudbury's Hop Brook Conservation Land. The video features water striders, an American bullfrog, northern water snakes, a musk turtle, slaty skimmers, an American toad, a green frog and a pickerel frog.

Wildlife at Great Meadows in Concord

July 12, 2013

An American bullfrog at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A slaty skimmer at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A cotton-tailed rabbit at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
An eastern pondhawk at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A pair of eastern pondhawks at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed an American bullfrog, a slaty skimmer, cotton-tailed rabbit and mating eastern pondhawks at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

Insects in Sudbury

August 8, 2011

A leopard moth in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A dogbane beetle in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A dogbane beetle in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A slaty skimmer in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A stag beetle in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A hummingbird clearwing moth in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A hummingbird clearwing moth in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Spicebush swallowtails in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Spicebush swallowtails in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Spicebush swallowtails in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed lots of interesting bugs in Sudbury over the last month, pictured are: leopard moth, dogbane beetle, slaty skimmer, stag beetle, hummingbird clearwing moth, spicebush swallowtail.