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August 2, 2014 — Grant County

Canoe trail at Wyalusing SP (Upper Mississippi NWR)

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
A couple seen over prairie areas on top of hill above the river
Cobra Clubtail (Gomphurus vastus)
Observed
1 late male along main channel
Elusive Clubtail (Stylurus notatus)
Observed
Several tenerals just emerged. A couple adult males over riffles on channel
Photo of Elusive Clubtail
 
Jade Clubtail (Arigomphus submedianus)
Observed
15 males along backwater areas of canoe trail - especially south of landing.
Photo of Jade Clubtail
 
Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)
Observed
A few adults over riffles on channel. A few mature adults in prairie areas on top of hill in late afternoon.
Photo of Russet-tipped Clubtail
 
Photo of Russet-tipped Clubtail
 
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
Several patrolling in backwaters. Also seen over prairie on top of hill.
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
a few in back waters and 1 on prairie on top of the hill
American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
Observed
A few along fast moving sloughs
Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
Photographed
Dozens along sloughs and the channel
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
many along sloughs and a few in prairie area
Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
Netted and released
1 male in prairie at top of hill
Photo of Familiar Bluet
 
Photo of Familiar Bluet
 
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Netted and released
20+ along channel and over slough south of landing
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Netted and released
a few pairs along slough edges
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
Several in weed beds in more backwater areas
Photo of Tule Bluet
 
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Netted and released
5-6 males and females in weed beds along edges of sloughs
Royal River Cruiser (Macromia taeniolata)
Netted and released
30+ patrolling males in sloughs, along edge of channel, and over prairie at the top of the hill.
Photo of Royal River Cruiser