Paddle-tailed Darner
Aeshna palmata
The Paddle-tailed Darner (Aeshna palmata) occurs across much of the western United States and Canada. The female in the top 3 images on this page was photographed along Beaver Creek in Fremont Co., Wyoming, in August, 2008, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.