July 2, 2016 — Washington County
On the section of the Milwaukee River, between West Bend and Newburg.
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Teneral was perched on aquatic vegetation mid-stage emergence. It was nearly 4pm, overcast, roughly 70 degrees, and hardly any breeze. Observed though to its first flight.
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Abundant, males, females and mating pairs - often came to perch on the canoe.
River Jewelwing (Calopteryx aequabilis)
One male only, perched on the canoe but was unable to get to camera in time.
Several, often seen trying to nudge the American Rubyspots off their perches.