July 25, 2023 — Ozaukee County

Paul's pond at Mequon Nature Preserve. This usually large pond had almost completely dried up by this point in the year with the drought.

White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
If correct, this was the only identification of this species made by MNP staff this season.
Photo of White-faced Meadowhawk
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing (Lestes unguiculatus)
Netted and released
First observed of the season at MNP.
Photo of Lyre-tipped Spreadwing