Superb Jewelwing
Calopteryx amata
The Superb Jewelwing (Calopteryx amata) is a large, broad-winged damselfly of the northeastern United States and Canada. Its range extends southward along the Appalachians into far northern Georgia. The first 10 shots on this page were taken near Errol, Coos Co., New Hampshire, in June, 2010. These shots were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and Canon 580 flash. The first 7 shots show female Superb Jewelwings while the next 3 show males.