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July 13, 2020 — Chippewa County

Hay Meadow Flowage Trail, second earthen dam north of 225th Avenue [13:10-14:20, 73 F]

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
One
Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Netted and released
One male patrolling a narrow, shallow, rocky stream through a wooded ravine. The stream flows from a body of water impounded by an earthen dam.
Photo of Arrowhead Spiketail
 
Photo of Arrowhead Spiketail
 
Photo of Arrowhead Spiketail
 
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Netted and released
A few
Photo of Racket-tailed Emerald
 
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Observed
A few
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Netted and released
A few
Photo of Four-spotted Skimmer
 
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)
Netted and released
Several pruinose whitefaces. Netted one male to confirm ID by 10X examination of hamules.
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
One
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Observed
Several along stream
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Observed
Several ovipositing pairs at lake