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July 11, 2017 — LaCrosse County

Private retention pond on west side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen

Blue-eyed Darner (Rhionaeschna multicolor)
Observed
1-2 males
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
1 male
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
a few immatures
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
a couple of pairs in tandem and a few patrolling males
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
15+ males
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
2 males
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
Several males and 1 female
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a few
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
2 males
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Observed
6-8 males and a couple of pairs in wheel
Photo of Azure Bluet
 
Photo of Azure Bluet
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Observed
15-20 including pairs in wheel
Amber-winged Spreadwing (Lestes eurinus)
Observed
4-5 pairs ovipositing
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing (Lestes unguiculatus)
Photographed
1 immature female
Photo of Lyre-tipped Spreadwing