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August 5, 2012 — Trempealeau County

Trempealeau NWR.

Blue-eyed Darner (Rhionaeschna multicolor)
Photographed
1 male at the Keip's Island Canoe Landing
Photo of Blue-eyed Darner
 
Photo of Blue-eyed Darner
 
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
dozens feeding and pairs in tandem
Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)
Observed
1 male
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
20+ throughout the refuge
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
1 seen flying over wildlife loop
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
a couple
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
a few
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Observed
1 at Keip's dike canoe landing
Striped Saddlebags (Tramea calverti)
Photographed
1 male at Delta Point at the end of Delta Road. Watched it for about 5 minutes at ranges as close as 3 feet. Clearly saw narrow saddlebags, black on segments 8,9 & 10, and the stripes on the thorax. GPS coordinates those of this observation.
Photo of Striped Saddlebags
 
Photo of Striped Saddlebags
 
Photo of Striped Saddlebags
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
25+ throughout the refuge
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Observed
1 flying at Delta Point.
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
1 male on wildlife loop
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
a few
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several on Keip's Dike
Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
Observed
1 male on Keip's Dike
Orange Bluet (Enallagma signatum)
Observed
several on Keip's Dike
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Photographed
a few males on Keip's Dike