The Nature of Phenology 8/14/21: Ebony Jewelwings

Producers: Hazel Stark & Joe Horn
Host: Hazel Stark

You can’t mistake these damselflies for anything else: the males have enchanting black wings while the females have dark charcoal-bronze wings, appearing black from afar, with a single white dot on each of the four wingtips.

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Hazel Stark lives in Gouldsboro, is Co-Founder and Naturalist Educator at Maine Outdoor School, L3C, and is a Registered Maine Guide. She loves taking a closer look at nature through the lens of her camera, napping in beds of moss, and taking hikes to high points to see what being tall is all about. She has an MS in Resource Management and Conservation and is a lifelong Maine outdoorswoman. Hazel can be reached by emailing [email protected]