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July 31, 2016 — Iowa County

Lower Wisconsin River bottomlands along road to boat landing on creek. This road starts from Hwy 80 about 1/2 mile of point where it turns south between Muscoda and Avoca.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Photographed
A few flying over upland meadow
Photo of Common Green Darner
 
Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
Photographed
1 male at landing on creek upstream from WI River
Photo of Lance-tipped Darner
 
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Photographed
1 immature
Photo of Autumn Meadowhawk
 
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Photographed
a couple in upland
Photo of Blue Dasher
 
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum)
Photographed
1 female caught and released
Photo of Cherry-faced Meadowhawk
 
Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
Photographed
A few females and 2 males. Caught and released 2 females and 1 male
Photo of Ruby Meadowhawk
 
Photo of Ruby Meadowhawk
 
Photo of Ruby Meadowhawk
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Photographed
a couple in upland
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
 
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
1 male
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
1 male
Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
Photographed
several at landing
Photo of Blue-fronted Dancer
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Photographed
a few
Photo of Eastern Forktail
 
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Photographed
1 male and 1 female
Photo of Slender Spreadwing