June 12, 2017 — Waukesha County
Mukwonago County Park ponds. N of NN W of Mukwonago.
Several along the bank of a dike separating the swimming area from the main pond/lake
3-4 individuals perched on alga and low vegetation just offshore or in shore vegetation at the waters edge. liked the vegetation at water level and therefore perched horizontally. Actively chased other species that came too close.
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Several flying over the fields adjacent to the pond.
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Several patrolling over the ponds.
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
Several perched on taller vegetation between the two ponds. Sometimes on the cut grass if I disturbed them.
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Several patrolling the pond edges.
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Moderate number perched on low and water level vegetation at the pond edges.
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Several females patrolling the vegetated edges of the pond.
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Several patrolling the vegetated edges of the ponds.