WARNING: The last photo in this post is gross and so is the video.
My little beeyard is half full of fireweed. It’s very pretty.
Honey bees are attracted to fireweed.
Dragonflies are also attracted to fireweed.
Because dragonflies eat honey bees.
And so it goes.
Wow! What an amazing thing to capture! Thanks for sharing!
A day later I saw a dragonfly swoop down and grab a honey bee in midair just as the bee was coming in for a landing. It’s feeding time for dragonflies.
I knew dragonfly larvae were voracious but hadn’t known the adults are too – bee-killers, eek!