One of the most common dragonflies in this area is the twelve-spotted skimmer. This large skimmer is often found around ponds and lakes where there is very little water movement. It is easily identified by the 12 dark spots on its wings, each of the four wings has three spots. This a mature male of the species. Mature males can be distinguished from the females and immature because they have white spots in between the black spots on the wings.