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September 6, 2009 — Vernon County

Sidie Hollow County Park. Shoreline of lake. GPS coordinates are for near lake shore by campground.

Fawn Darner (Boyeria vinosa)
Netted and released
1 caught along shoreline near the start of the dike on the side closest to boat landing.
Photo of Fawn Darner
 
Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Photographed
2 seen flying along creek just above lake at the lower campground.
Photo of Shadow Darner
 
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
3-5 seen flying over the lake. 1 pair seen in wheel.
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
2-3 seen where creek enters lake at the lower campground.
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
1 flushed from lake edge along dike.
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
15-20 seen flying over lake and near lake edge (males over lake, females over shore).
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Photographed
15-20 seen along shoreline in a few locations. Many seen along cattail edge between campground and lake. Others seen at base of dike. Several pairs in wheel or tandem.
Photo of White-faced Meadowhawk
 
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
5-6 males on territory. One female mating and then ovipositing.
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
Many seen (dozens) along shoreline. This included adult males and females and tenerals.