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August 15, 2010 — Ashland County

Mud Lake Bog in Chequamegon National Forest

Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)
Photographed
Several individuals
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
10+ indiv
Lake Darner (Aeshna eremita)
Photographed
1 indiv
Subarctic Darner (Aeshna subarctica)
Photographed
1 blue-form female found in the bog nearly 0.25 from the pool; then 2+ males seen patrolling at the bog pool; without a net I did my best to get some identifiable flight photos and thankfully succeeded
Photo of Subarctic Darner
 
Photo of Subarctic Darner
 
Photo of Subarctic Darner
 
Photo of Subarctic Darner
 
Photo of Subarctic Darner
 
Variable Darner (Aeshna interrupta)
Observed
1 indiv
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
Dozens
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)
Observed
2 indiv
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
Observed
1 indiv
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
10+ indiv
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Photographed
1 male -- overall I was surprised by how few damselflies were present here, i.e. almost none!
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Photographed
Just a couple - I'm adding some poor photos so you can confirm these aren't Sphagnum Sprites.
Photo of Sedge Sprite
 
Photo of Sedge Sprite