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Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
The Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum) is a late season dragonfly which occurs across much of the United States. The common name of the species used to be Yellow-legged Meadowhawk. The teneral shown shown here was photographed in June, 2003, at Balcones Canyonlands N.W.R., Burnet Co., Texas. The shot is a digital capture with a Canon 10D and EF 70-200 mm F/2.8 L IS lens and a 2X extender and 550 EX flash.
The pair in copula shown here and the 4 shots following were all taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2007, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
A female is on the right.
The young male Autumn Meadowhawk shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in June, 2008.
The male Autumn Meadowhawk shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2008.
The male Autumn Meadowhawk shown here was in Travis Co., Texas, in October, 2010. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 180 Macro lens and Macro flash.
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Onion Creek @ Creek Road,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
21 October 2014
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Onion Creek @ Creek Road,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
21 October 2014
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Onion Creek @ Creek Road,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
21 October 2014
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Onion Creek @ Creek Road,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
21 October 2014
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Onion Creek @ Creek Road,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
21 October 2014
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
teneral female
Mike Murphy Ranch,
Travis Co., Texas
20 July 2015
Lat 30.297592, Lon -98.067774
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
teneral female
Mike Murphy Ranch,
Travis Co., Texas
20 July 2015
Lat 30.297592, Lon -98.067774
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
teneral female
Mike Murphy Ranch,
Travis Co., Texas
20 July 2015
Lat 30.297592, Lon -98.067774
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
teneral male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
Travis Co., Texas
3 August 20154
Lat 30.297694, Lon -98.067023
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca 7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
9 September 2015
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
teneral female
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca. 7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
29 June 2016
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
female
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
7 September 2016
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
27 October 2016
Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
male
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
27 October 2016