Imperial County, California, US
Liam said this was prehistoric looking -- I agree!
My last shot of this trip!
Even in the dark cool day we had I seen at least 35 of these and I am guessing they most likely migrated in since none were seen yesterday and had some females egg laying in some puddles alread
San Diego County, California, US
Don't know if there is any chance of a further ID, but there are some amazing odonata experts on iNat.
ID Paul Hoekstra.
Note wide hind wings and small round dark basal spot. Hilltopping; not at pond.
Male Spot-winged Glider
St Olaf Natural Lands
The Spot-winged Glider (Pantala hymenaea) is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae. It looks very much like the Wandering Glider with the addition of a basal spot on the hindwing....