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August 31, 2017 — Chippewa County

Chippewa River, upstream of power plant at Jim Falls

Black-tipped Darner (Aeshna tuberculifera)
Photographed
Afternoon, sunny, mid 60s. One female photographed. Other blue mosaic darners seen but not photographed.
Photo of Black-tipped Darner
 
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Photographed
Photo of Common Green Darner
 
Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Photographed
The dominant darner species observed. Several observed.
Photo of Shadow Darner
 
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Photographed
Several observed. The only meadowhawk species seen.
Photo of Autumn Meadowhawk
 
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
One male
Photo of Widow Skimmer
 
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Photographed
One or two
Photo of Wandering Glider
 
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Photographed
One
Photo of Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.)
 
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Photographed
A few observed. A week ago they were abundant.
Photo of Powdered Dancer