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May 16, 2012 — LaCrosse County

Storm water retention pond on west side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Collected
2 exuviae!!
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Photographed
Several mature males patrolling the pond. 1 or 2 females ovipositing
Photo of Common Whitetail
Photo of Common Whitetail
Photo of Common Whitetail
Photo of Common Whitetail
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
1 mature male patrolling the edges of the pond
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Photographed
2-3 males patrolling over pond
Photo of Variegated Meadowhawk
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
1 teneral making first flight
Photo of Widow Skimmer
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Collected
1 male
Boreal Bluet (Enallagma boreale)
Collected
2-3 mature males
Photo of Boreal Bluet
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
dozens
Sweetflag Spreadwing (Lestes forcipatus)
Collected
10-15 males and a few females including a couple in tandem and ovipositing.
Photo of Sweetflag Spreadwing
Photo of Sweetflag Spreadwing