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Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
The Black Setwing (Dythemis nigrescens) is essentially a Mexican dragonfly which occurs in the U.S. in parts of south Texas. The shots here were digital captures in Lost Canyon, Real Co., Texas in May, 2003 and were shot with a Canon EOS 10D and EF 300 mm F4 L IS lens with a 1.4X extender and 550 EX flash.
The Black Setwing shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in June, 2003, and was shot with a Canon EOS 10D and EF 70-200mm F/2.8 L IS lens and 2X extender and 550 flash.
The male Black Setwing shown here was photographed with the same gear as the previous shot. This one was in Zavala Co., Texas in September, 2003.
The young female Black Setwings in the next two shots were near Mission, Hidalgo Co., Texas, in May, 2008. These shots were taken with the same gear described previously.
young female Black Setwing
The young male Black Setwing shown here, was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas in June, 2008. The same photo gear as the shots just previous was used.
The male Black Setwing shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas in August, 2009. This image was taken with a Canon EOS 50D and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 1.4X extender and 580 flash.
The male Black Setwing shown here was in Seguin, Guadalupe Co., Texas, in August, 2010. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The female shown here and the male just following were both photographed in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in September, 2010, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The male Black Setwing in this shot was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in October, 2010. This image was taken with the same gear as the previous shots.
The female Black Setwing on the right was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in October, 2012.
The next three shots of male Black Setwings were taken in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in November, 2013.
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
29 September 2014
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
29 September 2014
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
male
National Butterfly Center,
Mission,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
8 November 2014
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
young male
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
11 May 2016
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
young male
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
11 May 2016
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
young male
NABA Butterfly Park,
Mission,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
18 November 2016
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
female
National Butterfly Center,
Mission,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
5 July 2017
Black Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens
male
east end of Kennedy Street,
Kingsville,
Kleberg Co., Texas
18 July 2017