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May 23, 2016 — Wood County

Sandhill Wildlife Area near Babcock

Beaverpond Baskettail (Epitheca canis)
Netted and released
Small numbers over water and in upldands
Ebony Boghaunter (Williamsonia fletcheri)
Photographed
Two mature males including one mating with a female Ringed Boghaunter. Two or three teneral and immature females
Photo of Ebony Boghaunter
 
Photo of Ebony Boghaunter
 
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Netted and released
A few
Ringed Boghaunter (Williamsonia lintneri)
Photographed
1 female mating with a male Ebony Boghaunter
Photo of Ringed Boghaunter
 
Spiny Baskettail (Epitheca spinigera)
Netted and released
a few
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Photographed
Several mature males at water
Photo of Chalk-fronted Corporal
 
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Photographed
many tenerals and immatures
Photo of Dot-tailed Whiteface
 
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Photographed
tenerals and mature males at water
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)
Photographed
many emerging
Photo of Frosted Whiteface
 
Hudsonian Whiteface (Leucorrhinia hudsonica)
Photographed
many mature males and 1 mating pair
Photo of Hudsonian Whiteface
 
Boreal Bluet (Enallagma boreale)
Netted and released
a couple dozen males
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Photographed
Many
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Photographed
Many
Taiga Bluet (Coenagrion resolutum)
Photographed
a few dozen males and a couple of pairs ovipositing
Photo of Taiga Bluet
 
Photo of Taiga Bluet