Black Meadowhawk

Location: Calgary, AB
Date: Sept 8, 2006

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Black Meadowhawk - a mature male which is almost completely black

Common Name:  Black Meadowhawk

Latin Name:  Sympetrum danae Sulzer, 1776
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  38 mm

Range: Throughout Alberta

Habitat:  Near marshes

Time of year seen:  Mid-summer to fall (Additional Sightings)

Diet: Insects



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