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June 19, 2012 — LaCrosse County

Storm water retention pond on the west side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
6-10 including 3-4 pairs ovipositing
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
8-10 including at least 2 pairs ovipositing
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
5-10 males patrolling along the edge of the pond
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Photographed
50+ including females ovipositing
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
a few
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Photographed
5-10 including pairs in tandem and females ovipositing
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Observed
10+ including 2-3 pairs in tandem and ovipositing
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
30+ including pairs in tandem and ovipositing
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
15+ males
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Photographed
50+ including pairs in tandem
Photo of Azure Bluet
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
50+
Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
Netted and released
a few including pairs in tandem
Amber-winged Spreadwing (Lestes eurinus)
Netted and released
30+ including many pairs ovipositing
Photo of Amber-winged Spreadwing
 
Photo of Amber-winged Spreadwing
 
Southern Spreadwing (Lestes australis)
Netted and released
10-20 including pairs ovipositing
Photo of Southern Spreadwing