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August 12, 2014 — Vernon County

Stoddard Sand Prairie - Upper Mississippi NWR.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
10-15 mature adults and juveniles in perched and feeding
Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
Observed
5-7 males and females flushed from vegetation
Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)
Photographed
4-5 juvenile males and females
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Photographed
5-6 males patrolling over prairie and perched on branches
Photo of Prince Baskettail
Photo of Prince Baskettail
Photo of Prince Baskettail
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Photographed
a few
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
7-10 males and females in vegetation
Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
Photographed
2 males and 1 female
Photo of Halloween Pennant
Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
Netted and released
a couple females
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
20+ males and females
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
30+ males and females
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Netted and released
1 female
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
50+ males and females
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Photographed
4-5 males and females
Photo of Slender Spreadwing
Photo of Slender Spreadwing