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August 6, 2012 — LaCrosse County

Spillway dike off of Fishermen's road on the east side of the La Crosse airport.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a few dozen including a small swarm about 1/4 mile south.
Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)
Photographed
1 male caught an insect and landed near me. It was nice of it to drop in and let me take some pictures!
Photo of Russet-tipped Clubtail
 
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
Several males on patrol
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
1 juvenile
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
20+ males and females
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
10-15 or more males and females
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
20+ males and females
Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
Observed
2 males
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Photographed
1 battered male
Photo of Red Saddlebags
 
Striped Saddlebags (Tramea calverti)
Photographed
1 female
Photo of Striped Saddlebags
 
Photo of Striped Saddlebags
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
10-15 males and a couple females
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Observed
1 feeding over dike