Both male and female migrate South in the fall.
Northern dragonflies regularly show up in Florida. Many are believed
to actually fly to South America. Common Green Darners are not
capable of making a round trip. Dragonflies migrate North in the
Spring were from eggs laid in the South. During the day, male Common
Green Darners are almost constantly in motion. When they land, they
usually leave after only a few seconds. Females will land and allow
observers to come very close relying on their natural camouflage.