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August 31, 2011 — LaCrosse County

Spillway dike on the east side of the La Crosse airport and Fishermen's Road.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Photographed
10-15 flying over and perched in the vegetation on the dike
Photo of Common Green Darner
Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
Netted and released
1 female netted and released after I got a picture of her
Photo of Lance-tipped Darner
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Photographed
4-5 flying around the area
Photo of Prince Baskettail
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
1 male
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
2 juveniles
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
5-6 males and 2-3 females
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
5-6 males and females
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
1 female
Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
Netted and released
1 female
Photo of Ruby Meadowhawk
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
1 male
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
2 males and 2 females
Photo of Widow Skimmer
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
20-30 males and females
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
5-10 including a couple of pairs in tandem
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
2 females