September 10, 2020 — Chippewa County

Bloomer. 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. North of soybean factory on Industrial Drive. [15:05-16:40, partly sunny, 55 F]

Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Netted and released
A few patrolling the creek. Netted two males.
Photo of Shadow Darner
Photo of Shadow Darner
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
Netted one male and one female. Saw two pairs in wheel.
Photo of White-faced Meadowhawk
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
One male
Photo of Widow Skimmer