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July 30, 2017 — Grant County

Boat Landing and Canoe Trail on the Mississippi River at the end of Long Valley Rd in Wyalusing SP.

Elusive Clubtail (Stylurus notatus)
Photographed
A few tenerals just finished with emergence
Photo of Elusive Clubtail
 
Royal River Cruiser (Macromia taeniolata)
Netted and released
8-10 males and 1 female. Males were mostly patrolling around treetops of trees that had fallen in the water. Female was ovipositing by tapping water in a tangle of branches of tree that had fallen (picture of location included)
Photo of Royal River Cruiser
 
Photo of Royal River Cruiser
 
Photo of Royal River Cruiser
 
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
many males patrolling along shore
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
a couple males
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
a couple males
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
a few males
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
Dozens. More than 50 flying around the branches of 1 tree that had fallen in the water. (see picture of Macromia taeniolata ovipositing site - many shown in that photo).
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
a couple males
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a couple males
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
5-6 males
Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
Observed
dozens including many pairs in tandem and ovipositing
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
a few
Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
Observed
5-10 males
Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita)
Photographed
1 male
Orange Bluet (Enallagma signatum)
Observed
1 male
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Observed
10-20 males and pairs
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Observed
a few males
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Photographed
15-20 males and a few pairs
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Observed
1 pair
Jade Clubtail (Arigomphus submedianus)
Photographed
1 late-flying male.
Photo of Jade Clubtail