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June 6, 2017 — LaCrosse County

Great River Bike Trail below parking lot off of Sunset Vista Rd, Onalaska, WI. The trail runs next to a backwater of the Mississippi River on the edge of Lake Onalaska.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a couple of males feeding over uplands
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
Several males patrolling over backwater. 1 pair in tandem
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
several immatures and 1 mature male
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
a few
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
several immatures and 1 more mature male.
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
Many
Marsh Bluet (Enallagma ebrium)
Netted and released
Several males and 1 female
Photo of Marsh Bluet
 
Orange Bluet (Enallagma signatum)
Observed
2 females
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Photographed
A few females
Photo of Skimming Bluet