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June 1, 2016 — LaCrosse County

Private retention pond on west side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a couple patrolling males and 1 female
Midland Clubtail (Gomphurus fraternus)
Observed
1 teneral male in vegetation away from pond
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
1 female roosting in vegetation away from pond
Photo of Prince Baskettail
 
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Photographed
20-30 males and females from tenerals to mature males.
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Photographed
50+ tenerals and mature adults
Photo of Dot-tailed Whiteface
 
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Photographed
a few tenerals and immature females
Photo of Eastern Pondhawk
 
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Photographed
1 immature males
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Photographed
20-30 immature males and females
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
 
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Observed
1 male at pond
Boreal Bluet (Enallagma boreale)
Netted and released
Several males
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
30-40 males and females
Marsh Bluet (Enallagma ebrium)
Netted and released
a few mature males
Northern Bluet (Enallagma annexum)
Netted and released
2 mature males
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
1 immature male
Southern Spreadwing (Lestes australis)
Photographed
2 males
Photo of Southern Spreadwing