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September 2, 2016 — LaCrosse County

Open areas around L.B. White parking lots.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
30+ flushed and/or flying over open areas
Green-striped Darner (Aeshna verticalis)
Photographed
1 male in brushy area adjacent to parking lot
Photo of Green-striped Darner
 
Photo of Green-striped Darner
 
Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Netted and released
1 female in brushy area adjacent to parking lot
Photo of Shadow Darner
 
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
15+ males and females
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
1 flying with Anax and Pantala over the open area.
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
1 very mature female
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
1 male and 1 female
Striped Saddlebags (Tramea calverti)
Photographed
1 female
Photo of Striped Saddlebags
 
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Observed
15-20 flushed from and/or flying over open areas