Roseate Skimmer

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; WMA - Wildlife Management Area.

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Roseate Skimmer
Orthemis ferruginea
1.8-2.2" M-Jul
STRAY.
Habitat: Muddy ponds, ditches. Forages in fields. Wary but returns to favorite perches. Southern species.
Roseate Skimmer (M)

Male
July 18, 1999
Lake Elkhorn
Bob Solem

Roseate Skimmer (M)

Male
July 18, 1999
Lake Elkhorn
Bob Solem

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