Red-Veined Darter

The Red-Veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii) is an insect in the Libelludlidae family of dragonflies. It is also known as the Nomad Darter.

The male Red-Veined Darter has a deep-red abdomen with a red-brown thorax. Its eyes are brown above and blue-green below. Its wings have red veins and the base of its hind-wings (back wings) is yellow. The female is similar, but her abdomen is yellow-brown with two black lines along each side. Her wings have yellow veins. Both the male and female have black legs with some yellow markings.

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Australasian Darter

The Australasian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) is also called the Australian Darter or Australian Shag. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

The Australasian Darter is slim with a long, thin neck and a long, yellow beak. It has glossy black feathers. The male has a white streak down the side of its head and neck, whereas the female has white underparts.

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