Vivid Dancer
Argia vivida
The Vivid Dancer (Argia vivida) is a damselfly of the western United States and parts of western Canada. The first 3 shots of a male on this page were taken in the Malhuer National Forest, 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 female Vivid Dancer in the next 2 shots was in the Deschutes National Forest, Deschutes Co., Oregon, in July, 2008.
The male shown here was in the Willamette National Forest in Lane Co., Oregon in August, 2008.
The next five shots of male Vivid Dancers were taken at Miners Ravine, Roseville, Placer Co., California, in August, 2012, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 1.4X extender and 580 flash.