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July 7, 2017 — Monroe County

Small fishing pond on east side of Hwy 27 south of Leon. Roughly opposite of Lake Rd.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
1-2 patrolling males
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
1-2 patrolling males
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
1 patrolling male
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
20+ males around pond
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
10+ males around pond
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
a few males around pond
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a few males around pond
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
a few males around pond
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Photographed
A few males and 1 female
Photo of Azure Bluet
 
Photo of Azure Bluet
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita)
Observed
2 males
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Observed
Several males and a couple of pairs
Slender Bluet (Enallagma traviatum westfalli)
Photographed
10 pairs ovipositing and several other males
Photo of Slender Bluet
 
Photo of Slender Bluet
 
Photo of Slender Bluet