May 28, 2018 — Milwaukee County
This area is across the road to the south from Hansen Park Golf Course in Wauwatosa and features a trail around a low wetland with a pond on the northwest end that persists all year.
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed several, male and female, including in tandem and ovipositing.
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed several of these as well.
This was the most common species of dragonfly seen today at this location. They were abundant.
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
There were fewer of these than the others, but still saw at least a couple.
Saw dozens and netted a couple, including a female immature orange form.
Saw possibly several, but only netted and photographed one.