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June 1, 2015 — LaCrosse County

Private retention pond on west side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen

Blue-eyed Darner (Rhionaeschna multicolor)
Netted and released
Spotted a male perched. Unfortunately, it flew before I was able to take a picture. I caught it shortly afterward as it patrolled for food. Away from pond in grassy area along a trail.
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Photographed
Two pair at pond ovipositing. A few others in nearby grassy area
Photo of Common Green Darner
 
Photo of Common Green Darner
 
Midland Clubtail (Gomphurus fraternus)
Photographed
3-4 juvenile males away from pond
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Photographed
20+ males and females away from pond
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
5-8 juvenile males and females away from pond
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
20+ including tenerals at pond and along trail
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Photographed
Several along trail
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
2 juveniles in upland area near pond
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
Dozens of all age classes at pond and in upland
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
1 male away from water
Southern Spreadwing (Lestes australis)
Photographed
2-3 males at pond
Photo of Southern Spreadwing