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The dragonfly is a Blue Dasher.

Yvonne Homeyer

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From: "Michael & Jo Ellen Thelen" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2006 9:01 PM
Subject: St. Louis Area Today


> Report for Sun Jul 30 2006
> 
> 
> I enjoyed "the" PAINTED BUNTING singing at the Weldon Spring Access to
> the Katy Trail (St. Charles County).  The bird appeared near the gravel
> road where it crosses the slough, near the entrance to the parking lot.
> While the bird was singing I thought I heard a second Painted Bunting
> singing in the direction of the boat ramp, way across the corn field.  I
> didn't attempt locate it.  Also heard a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO in the
> vicinity.
> 
> 
> At Forest Park (St. Louis City) I watched "the" YELLOW-CROWNED
> NIGHT-HERON in one of the ponds between Union Blvd. and Grand Dr., south
> of Lindell Blvd.  There were two other nigh-herons nearby, one a
> juvenile BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON.  The third one disappeared into the
> branches and leaves high up in one of the trees.  The pond where the
> Common Moorhen was first reported was busy with GREEN HERONs.  It's a
> shame that there's widespread tree damage in the park from the wicked
> storms that blasted through the area July 19 and 21.
> 
> 
> I recently watched, around my home, what I believe is a BLUE DRAGONFLY.
> If my ID is incorrect, I'd sure appreciate feedback from the dragonfly
> pros.
> 
> 
> Photos here:
> 
> http://mike-thelen.smugmug.com/gallery/1721911
> 
> 
> Mike Thelen
> St. Louis County, MO
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