I believe this is a female. Males have a red abdomen. Photo taken October 19, 2009 at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens. (Texas)
Male Blue-faced Meadowhawk perched on stick, Fort Chaffee WMA3, August 2013.
Female Blue-faced Meadowhawk perched near creek, Fort Chaffee WMA3, late August.
Mating Blue-faced Meadowhawks, Fort Chaffee WMA, Sebastian County, AR. mid Oct.