Dot-tailed Whiteface
Leucorrhinia intacta
The Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta) is a dragonfly of the northern half of the United States and southern Canada. The female shown here in the first 3 shots was photographed in July, 2004, in Houston Co., Minnesota with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 300 mm F4 L IS lens with a 2X extender and 550 EX flash.
The shot of a male shown here was photographed with the same equipment described previously in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, in July, 2005.
The next 4 shots of Dot-tailed Whiteface (female in first two shots, male in next two shots) were taken near John Day, Grant Co., Oregon, in July, 2008, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The next 6 images of male and female Dot-tailed Whiteface were taken at Buzzard Swamp in the Allegheny National Forest, Forest Co., Pennsylvania, in June, 2010, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
The male on the right was along the Niobrara River, Cherry Co., Nebraska, in July, 2011.
The female in the next two shots was in the Turtle Mountain area of Bottineau Co., North Dakota, in July, 2011. These shots were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.