There were several of these (unknown variety) on the clothesline in my backyard as well other varieties apparently (maybe) attracted to the colored line which is mostly green with some blue.
The dragonflies and damselflies surrounded our kayaks covering the foredecks and I of course left the new camera onshore (water immersion danger) but got a few shots from the bank, WOW. These are so beautiful. Using INaturalist I was able to identify the damselfly pictured below as being a Northern Bluet. Their insect photographs are… Continue reading Damselfly – Northern Bluet – Hebo Lake, Oregon Coast
Oregon native Bumble Bee feasting on a ‘Bees Friend’ plant