Cardinal Meadowhawks Ovipositing

video clip (~5 MB)of female solo ovipositing
This pair of Cardinal Meadowhawks are ovipositing in the pond, however the Mosquito Fish just think they are distributing fish food and follow them around gobbling up the eggs!
video clip (~4 MB)of pair tandem ovipositing
They do this every year, from April thru October, sometimes our little 20 ft pond will have 5 or more pair there at a time.