Can you guess what this is? Plus last week's answer and winner!
** June 27, 2022
Monday Nature Mystery
We are pleased to announce the winner of our last Monday Nature Mystery, Aly Lubov! Please email us your snail mail address and preference for a hat or tote bag to: [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]?subject=Monday%20Nature%20Mystery%20Winner!)
Congratulations to Aly for correctly identifying the Calico Pennant Dragonfly (Celithemis elisa). According to Dragonflies in VA, you should look for them in shallow, grassy pools in full sun during June and July, and in nearby meadows, often many yards from water.
Each Monday we’ll post a new photo and identify the previous week’s winner. They’ll receive an ASNV hat or tote bag.
Be sure to post your answer on our Facebook page @AudubonVA ([link removed]) under the Monday Mystery post...do not reply to this email with your guess! We only accept entries from our Facebook page, not via email.
Please remember to write the common name, being mindful of hyphens, uppercase and lowercase letters and always include the Latin name in parentheses. To learn more about bird names click here ([link removed]) .
Photo: Judy Gallagher
This week’s Mystery: What are these colorful creatures?
Post your guess (please list both common name and Latin name) on our Facebook page @AudubonVA ([link removed]) under this week's Monday Nature Mystery. Remember, we only accept entries from our Facebook page, not via email!
-Audubon Society of Northern Virginia
Please note that we only accept entries on our Facebook page where they are date and time-stamped. Remember that if you need to correct your entry, you should make a new posting rather than correcting the old one so that we get a correct time stamp for your correction. Winners are limited to one prize every 90 days.
Also, don’t forget to sign up for this great upcoming event with a famous naturalist and author:
* June 28: Author Event: “A World on the Wing” with NY Times Bestselling Author Scott Weidensaul ([link removed])
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