Note wide hind wings and small round dark basal spot. Hilltopping; not at pond.
Male Spot-winged Glider
St Olaf Natural Lands
En Paco´s Nature Reserve
~7cm wingspan. This guy was hunting along the Ceanothus bushes along our driveway and after several minutes of watching him, he finally landed where I could get close to him.ID confirmed by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.
after rain there were so many different dragonflies flying in this field
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....