June 17, 2020 — Chippewa County

Island between Old Abe Lake and the Chippewa River. Accessed by crossing old bridge, first right turn north of CTH Y on Hwy 178. [09:15-12:15, 73 F at 09:15, 80 F at 12:15, sunny, windy]

Midland Clubtail (Gomphurus fraternus)
Netted and released
Several clubtails observed. Netted two of this species.
Photo of Midland Clubtail
Photo of Midland Clubtail
Photo of Midland Clubtail
Rusty Snaketail (Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis)
Male on rocks below old bridge, west side of river, north side of bridge.
Photo of Rusty Snaketail
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Netted and released
A few. None perched.
Photo of Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.)
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Netted and released
A few, mostly along Old Abe Lake.
Photo of Common Baskettail
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Photo of Chalk-fronted Corporal
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
A few
Photo of Common Whitetail
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Photo of Four-spotted Skimmer
American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
Several on rocks along the river
Photo of American Rubyspot
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
A few, mostly in shady locations
Photo of Ebony Jewelwing