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September 8, 2016 — LaCrosse County

Private retention pond on west side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen

Black-tipped Darner (Aeshna tuberculifera)
Photographed
1 male patrolling around pool. Took a long-distance shot that clearly shows the thoracic stripes to verify ID.
Photo of Black-tipped Darner
 
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
1 male patrolling. Flushed a few tenerals.
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
Several including pairs in tandem
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
Flushed a few tenerals
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
1 female
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Observed
Flushed 1 teneral
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
1 male
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Photographed
20-30 including pairs ovipositing and in wheel.
Photo of Azure Bluet
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
many
Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
Observed
15-20 including pairs in wheel.
Photo of Familiar Bluet