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July 1, 2017 — Ashland County

Picnic area and Bad River just upstream from main visitor area in park.

Black-shouldered Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus)
Observed
1 female
Dragonhunter (Hagenius brevistylus)
Observed
a couple males flying down river
Twin-spotted Spiketail (Cordulegaster maculata)
Observed
a couple males flying up and down the river
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Observed
a couple males flying up and down the river
American Emerald (Cordulia shurtleffii)
Photographed
1 male
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Photographed
a few
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Observed
1 or 2
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)
Netted and released
1 male
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a couple
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Photographed
Several including pairs
Photo of Ebony Jewelwing
 
Taiga Bluet (Coenagrion resolutum)
Photographed
1 female
Photo of Taiga Bluet
 
Riffle Snaketail (Ophiogomphus carolus)
Photographed
6-8 males landing on rocks in river
Photo of Riffle Snaketail