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July 17, 2016 — Eau Claire County

Beaver Creek Reserve

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a couple at river and forest clearing
Fawn Darner (Boyeria vinosa)
Observed
a couple at creek and river
Arrow Clubtail (Stylurus spiniceps)
Observed
several
Dragonhunter (Hagenius brevistylus)
Observed
one at river
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Observed
several at river
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
one at forest clearing
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum)
Netted and released
several on trails
Photo of Cherry-faced Meadowhawk
 
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
one female at river
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
several at marsh
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Observed
a few at marsh
Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
Netted and released
several along trails (photo confirmed by looking at hamules of netted specimen)
Spot-winged Glider (Pantala hymenaea)
Observed
one at river, one at forest clearing
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
several at marsh
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Observed
several at river
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
many
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
one male at marsh
American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
Observed
several at river
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Observed
many at creek and river
River Jewelwing (Calopteryx aequabilis)
Observed
several at river
Blue-tipped Dancer (Argia tibialis)
Observed
a few along backwater trail
Photo of Blue-tipped Dancer
 
Photo of Blue-tipped Dancer
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
one at river
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Observed
many at river and along trails
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Netted and released
a few at marsh
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Observed
many at river
Emerald Spreadwing (Lestes dryas)
Netted and released
several at marsh
Photo of Emerald Spreadwing
 
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Netted and released
several at marsh
Photo of Slender Spreadwing