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May 31, 2010 — Vernon County

Sidie Hollow County Park Campground and Picnic Area at W end of County XX. Looked along lake shore by picnic area and then to the east toward the boat landing.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Netted and released
Several males on patrol. 1 pair in tandem and ovipositing
Springtime Darner (Basiaeschna janata)
Netted and released
1 female ovipositing, several males on patrol
Photo of Springtime Darner
Photo of Springtime Darner
Photo of Springtime Darner
Horned Clubtail (Arigomphus cornutus)
Netted and released
1 male and 1 female
Photo of Horned Clubtail
Photo of Horned Clubtail
Photo of Horned Clubtail
Lilypad Clubtail (Arigomphus furcifer)
Photographed
a few males
Photo of Lilypad Clubtail
Photo of Lilypad Clubtail
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Netted and released
hundreds including ovipositing females and pairs in tandem
Photo of Common Baskettail
Photo of Common Baskettail
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Netted and released
1 teneral that had just emerged
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
a couple dozen males on territory
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Photographed
males on territory, pairs in tandem
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
1 juvenile male
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
many flying on edge of lake
Western Red Damsel (Amphiagrion abbreviatum)
Collected
1
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Observed
several
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
Several