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September 7, 2020 — Chippewa County

Bloomer. Small creek that empties into Lake Como. Sandy bottom, rocky in shallow sections. A few feet wide in most places, occasionally widening into small pools. Much grassy vegetation growing in shallow areas. Shoreline densely vegetated with tall grass. Shrubby vegetation nearby in some sections. North of soybean factory on Industrial Drive. [12:00-14:20, partly sunny becoming overcast, north wind, low 60s]

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Netted and released
One or two
Photo of Common Green Darner
 
Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Netted and released
Netted four females and one male. Saw at least a dozen darners, some perched low in weeds, some flying low among weeds.
Photo of Shadow Darner
 
Photo of Shadow Darner
 
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Netted and released
One
Photo of Autumn Meadowhawk
 
Band-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum semicinctum)
Netted and released
One
Photo of Band-winged Meadowhawk
 
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
Two
Photo of White-faced Meadowhawk
 
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
One
Photo of Widow Skimmer
 
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing (Lestes unguiculatus)
Netted and released
One male in weeds, away from retention ponds
Photo of Lyre-tipped Spreadwing
 
Photo of Lyre-tipped Spreadwing