September 5, 2021 — 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. [13:40-14:30, mostly sunny, windy, 70s F]

Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Netted and released
One. No other odonates observed.
Photo of Shadow Darner
Photo of Shadow Darner