October 19, 2017 — Chippewa County

Field near creek east of North Industrial Drive

Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
One male patrolling the shoreline of a small stream. Sunny, mid-60s, early afternoon.
Photo of Shadow Darner
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Mostly males. A few mating pairs and pairs in tandem. Early afternoon, sunny, mid-60s. Most at retention ponds, a few at a nearby stream.
Photo of Autumn Meadowhawk
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
One male at a retention pond. Caught while attacking a Spotted Spreadwing. Early afternoon, sunny, mid-60s.
Photo of White-faced Meadowhawk
Spotted Spreadwing (Lestes congener)
One or two males at a retention pond. Early afternoon, sunny, mid-60s.
Photo of Spotted Spreadwing