May 29, 2018 — Chippewa County

Small creek that empties into Lake Como. Sandy bottom, rocky in shallow sections. A few feet wide in most places, occasionally widening into small pools. Much grassy vegetation growing in shallow areas. Shoreline densely vegetated with tall grass. Shrubby vegetation nearby in some sections.

Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
One female.
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
A few. Not numerous at this site.
Photo of Eastern Forktail
Sioux Snaketail (Ophiogomphus smithi)
Netted and released
One male, perched on grass next to creek.
Photo of Sioux Snaketail
Photo of Sioux Snaketail
Photo of Sioux Snaketail
Beaverpond Baskettail (Epitheca canis)
Netted and released
One netted. At most only a very few patrolling the creek.
Photo of Beaverpond Baskettail
Aurora Damsel (Chromagrion conditum)
Netted and released
Netted two males.
Photo of Aurora Damsel
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
At least two males patrolling the creek and perching often.
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
One ovipositing pair.
Photo of Common Green Darner
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Netted and released
One teneral.
Photo of Common Whitetail