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August 29, 2019 — Chippewa County

Island between Old Abe Lake and the Chippewa River. Accessed by crossing old bridge, first right turn north of CTH Y on Hwy 178. 12:45-5:15 pm, mostly sunny, windy, low 70s

Green-striped Darner (Aeshna verticalis)
Netted and released
One male
Photo of Green-striped Darner
 
Photo of Green-striped Darner
 
Photo of Green-striped Darner
 
Photo of Green-striped Darner
 
Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
Netted and released
One female
Photo of Lance-tipped Darner
 
Photo of Lance-tipped Darner
 
Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Netted and released
Numerous
Photo of Shadow Darner
 
Photo of Shadow Darner
 
Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)
Photographed
Pair in wheel
Photo of Russet-tipped Clubtail
 
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Photographed
A few
Photo of Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.)
 
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Netted and released
Several
Photo of Autumn Meadowhawk
 
Spot-winged Glider (Pantala hymenaea)
Netted and released
Netted one. Saw one or two other gliders.
Photo of Spot-winged Glider
 
Photo of Spot-winged Glider
 
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
Netted one male to confirm ID. Saw several.
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
Saw two or three
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Photographed
Several, though the population is much lower than it was a few weeks ago.
Photo of Powdered Dancer
 
Photo of Powdered Dancer