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www.scientificamerican.com/citizen-science/the-dragonfly-swarm-project

The Dragonfly Swarm Project uses the power of the internet to allow everyone to participate in a large-scale study of dragonfly swarming behavior. Participants observe dragonfly swarms wherever they occur, make observations of the composition and behavior of the swarm, then submit a report online. Data is compiled ...

www.farmanddairy.com/columns/scott-shalaway-whats-causing-mysterious-dragonfly-swarms/30069.html

Sep 29, 2011 ... “Perhaps dragonflies themselves occasionally experience a population explosion,” Rawlins explains, “that makes their late summer migratory swarms almost impossible to miss.” Garrison suggests another explanation of late summer swarms of dragonflies hovering just above grassy vegetation is that they  ...

baynature.org/article/why-do-dragonflies-swarm

Apr 1, 2008 ... These species sometimes show a marked difference between females and males ; the males are brilliantly colored with more vibrant facial patterns, which make it easier for them to tell potential mates from rivals. Two great references are Kathy Biggs's self-published pocket-size guide Dragonflies of ...

thedragonflywoman.com/dsp

Consider using the official Dragonfly Swarm Project brochure to help spread the word! The brochure is in a standard tri-fold, 8 1/2 x 11 format in black and white. If you'd like to hand one or more out, just print the two pages of the PDF file back to back (make sure “Shrink to Printable Area” isn't selected – it has to be printed ...

www.hunker.com/13405785/why-do-i-have-dragonflies-swarming-around-my-house

Jun 10, 2011 ... Large insects buzzing around rapidly are not usually popular, which can make dragonflies intimidating. But dragonflies are among the many insects considered by entomologists to be beneficial to landscapes. If you see large swarms around your home, consider yourself lucky. They're probably helping ...

thedragonflywoman.com/2010/09/22/staticswarms

Sep 22, 2010 ... At long last, I am finally getting to the information about static swarms in dragonflies! Apparently posting once a week is a bit ambitious for my current schedule and even my weekend became one giant black hole of work. I've had no time to blog! Better cram this post in quick while I have a few free minutes…

thedragonflywoman.com/2010/07/30/dragonswarms

Jul 30, 2010 ... I just witnessed a dragonfly swarm over a grassy area of my yard here in NW Indiana (Aug. 3). There must have been 50 or more flying and swooping. I couldn' t tell if they were all the same type because they were flying so fast it was difficult to make out details. But they all were rather large–almost the size ...

indianapublicmedia.org/amomentofscience/mosquitos-beware

Sep 23, 2011 ... Dragonflies, carnivorous insects with amazing hunting abilities, will hunt their prey in swarms.

blog.scistarter.com/2011/07/studying-dragonfly-swarms-with-citizen-science

Jul 11, 2011 ... It kicks up all sorts of little insects the dragonflies like to eat, which will only make them swarm in a tighter area. Glad you enjoyed your swarm though! I personally think it's the sort of thing to put off mowing for.. DragonflyWoman. 11 Sep 11 at 2: 27 am. Yes, hooray for dragonflies! I'm interested to hear that ...