August 21, 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.

Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
Still common among the tall weeds at this site. After 6 pm, 70 F, breezy.
Photo of Tule Bluet
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Several, but greatly outnumbered by Tule Bluets.
Photo of Eastern Forktail
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
Saw one male
Photo of White-faced Meadowhawk
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Netted and released
Saw two
Photo of Autumn Meadowhawk