A Lance-tipped Darner Dragonfly Along Algonquin Park’s Mizzy Lake Trail

A Lance-tipped Darner Dragonfly Along Algonquin Park’s Mizzy Lake Trail

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When hiking the Mizzy Lake Trail in Algonquin Provincial Park, we took a lunch break near the top of the loop a short distance beyond Wolf Howl Pond.  Two small ponds made an inviting place to have our picnic lunch, and there was so much activity around the water that we were fully entertained while we ate.  One Lance-tipped Darner Dragonfly (Aeshna constricta) repeatedly landed on a submerged log directly in front of our picnic spot. Read more