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August 3, 2012 — Grant County

Rountree Branch Nature Trail, Platteville

Fawn Darner (Boyeria vinosa)
Observed
2, cruising two or three inches above the water along banks of shady, slow-moving stream. Unable to photograph. Overall brown, with brownish tint to wings. Mid-sized. Did not hover or glide as far as I could see.
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
1
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
1
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
2
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Observed
2, laying eggs on shiny cars in parking lot (just like the book says!).
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Photographed
8
Photo of Ebony Jewelwing
 
Springwater Dancer (Argia plana)
Photographed
2
Photo of Springwater Dancer
 
Photo of Springwater Dancer