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June 7, 2014 — Racine County

Bong Recreational Area - shoreline of Wolf Lake between the boat launch and beach roads. Also a small pond area off the main road just past the beach road.

Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
20+ black saddlebags flying including 4 or 5 pair flying in tandem. Observed one female egglaying. Forgot our net and I couldn't get a focus on them in flight. No question in our mind on what they were.
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
Photographed
Saw one pennant in the small pond area. Beautiful dragonfly and first pennant of the season.
Photo of Calico Pennant
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Photographed
Numerous Dot-tailed Whiteface at both areas, pond and lake shoreline. Adult male and teneral.
Photo of Dot-tailed Whiteface
Photo of Dot-tailed Whiteface
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Observed
Approximately half a dozen red saddlebags flying at the lake shoreline.
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Photographed
Observed half a dozen or so adults flying and photographed at least as many juveniles in the grass. Watched two leave the longer grasses for an adjoining mown area and saw them get picked up by the nesting barn swallows very quickly.
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
One teneral widow skimmer, didn't see any others.
Photo of Widow Skimmer
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
Maybe half a dozen Green Darners flying in the shoreline area. Mainly adult males.