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June 17, 2012 — Eau Claire County

Canoe Landing at Harstad County Park northwest of Augusta on the Eau Claire River.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
1 seen just outside of park
Springtime Darner (Basiaeschna janata)
Observed
2-3 seen flying over river
Ashy Clubtail (Phanogomphus lividus)
Collected
one female
Photo of Ashy Clubtail
 
Black-shouldered Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus)
Photographed
5-10 males
Common Sanddragon (Progomphus obscurus)
Photographed
8-10 males on sand banks of main river and along the banks of the stream coming in at the landing.
Photo of Common Sanddragon
 
Photo of Common Sanddragon
 
Dragonhunter (Hagenius brevistylus)
Observed
1 male flying over the stream.
Rusty Snaketail (Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis)
Observed
1 male on rocks on the Eau Claire
Zebra Clubtail (Stylurus scudderi)
Netted and released
1 newly emerged female on her exuviae
Photo of Zebra Clubtail
 
Twin-spotted Spiketail (Cordulegaster maculata)
Observed
2 flying over creek above canoe landing
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Observed
several flying over the Eau Claire.
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Netted and released
8-10 patrolling over quiet spots on the river
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
1 flying past
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Observed
1 female flying
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
2-3
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Observed
1 male
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a few
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
1 juvenile
American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
Observed
10-20 up side stream
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Observed
30-40 up side stream and along the Eau Claire
River Jewelwing (Calopteryx aequabilis)
Observed
10-15 up side stream
Blue-tipped Dancer (Argia tibialis)
Observed
a few
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Hagen's Bluet (Enallagma hageni)
Netted and released
2-3 males
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Observed
a few
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Observed
dozens including many pairs in tandem
Variable Dancer (Violet Dancer ssp.) (Argia fumipennis violacea)
Photographed
a few
Photo of Variable Dancer (Violet Dancer ssp.)