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July 4, 2012 — Trempealeau County

Retention pond on north side of Hwy 35 just east of Trempealeau. (50 yards SW of intersection of Wachter St & Monteville Ct.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a pair in tandem and ovipositing
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Photographed
1 teneral female
Photo of Autumn Meadowhawk
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Photographed
a few pairs in tandem and ovipositing and a few males patrolling.
Photo of Black Saddlebags
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
1 male
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Photographed
10-15 males and a couple of females
Photo of Common Whitetail
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Photographed
1 male
Photo of Dot-tailed Whiteface
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Photographed
a few males and females
Photo of Eastern Pondhawk
Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
Photographed
10-15 males and pairs in tandem.
Photo of Halloween Pennant
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Photographed
a couple pairs in tandem and several males
Photo of Red Saddlebags
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Photographed
several
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Photographed
10-15 juveniles around pond.
Photo of Variegated Meadowhawk
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
Several
Photo of Widow Skimmer
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Photographed
a few
Photo of Eastern Forktail
Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
Netted and released
Caught 2 males
Photo of Familiar Bluet
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Netted and released
Caught a male and a female
Photo of Sedge Sprite
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
Caught several males
Photo of Tule Bluet
Northern Spreadwing (Lestes disjunctus)
Collected
1 male and 1 female - tenerals
Photo of Northern Spreadwing
Photo of Northern Spreadwing
Photo of Northern Spreadwing