Southern Skimmer suspect: On Appeal!

Southern Skimmer suspect: On Appeal!

Observation - Southern Skimmer suspect: On Appeal! - Global. Description: I was checking any Black-tailed-Skimmer-alikes to see if they might be White-tailed Skimmers when this fellow cropped up. Another new possibility to me - it looks most like a Southern Skimmer that's been round the block a time or two. The dark tip to t

I was checking any Black-tailed-Skimmer-alikes to see if they might be White-tailed Skimmers when this fellow cropped up. Another new possibility to me - it looks most like a Southern Skimmer that's been round the block a time or two.

The dark tip to the abdomen is a little worrying but I'm wondering if the blue gets worn? The pterostigma look darker than the book pictures, too.