16 Jul 2021

Critter of the Week Dusky Dragonfly

From the collecton Critter of the Week

This week’s critter is the secretive and unusual Dusk Dragonfly that lives only in the untouched forest streams of the North Island. Unlike other dragonflies, the Dusk Dragonfly takes to the air at twilight—hence its name—and doesn’t even mind a spot of light rain or drizzle.

Dusk Dragonfly

Dusk Dragonfly Photo: Milen Marinov used with permission