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September 15, 2016 — LaCrosse County

Spillway dike on west side of French Island near the La Crosse Airport. This dike forms the south edge of Lake Onalaska.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
Many immatures flushed from vegetation and flying over dike
Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
Observed
a few males
Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Photographed
1 female
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Photographed
1 female perched and extruded eggs before ovipositing.
Photo of Prince Baskettail
 
Photo of Prince Baskettail
 
Photo of Prince Baskettail
 
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
several
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Photographed
10+ immatures
Photo of Black Saddlebags
 
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Photographed
a few females ranging from relatively fresh to very mature
Photo of Blue Dasher
 
Photo of Blue Dasher
 
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
a few females and 1-2 males
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Photographed
several
Photo of Wandering Glider
 
Photo of Wandering Glider
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Observed
a couple females