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May 31, 2014 — Rock County

Detention pond and surrounding prairie on west side of Beloit, WI. In the triangle made by 3 roads: S. Madison Road (= Hwy. 213), Whipple St., and Frederick St.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Photographed
Saw several; always patrolling the shoreline.
Photo of Common Green Darner
 
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Photographed
Saw many; always patrolling the shoreline.
Photo of Black Saddlebags
 
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Photographed
Saw several. Two perched on woody vegetation; others actively patrolling the shoreline.
Photo of Red Saddlebags
 
Photo of Red Saddlebags
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
Saw a few males; all actively patrolling the shoreline.
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Photographed
Many. Most of the females were ovipositing.
Photo of Eastern Forktail
 
Photo of Eastern Forktail
 
Photo of Eastern Forktail
 
Marsh Bluet (Enallagma ebrium)
Photographed
Many!
Photo of Marsh Bluet
 
Southern Spreadwing (Lestes australis)
Photographed
Only saw one male.
Photo of Southern Spreadwing