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Lodi Lake Exclamation Damsel (mating) Flame Skimmer (female) California Darner Matthew Dodder Mountain View Sent from my iPhone
mdodder@sbcglobal.net
Apr 18
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Re: CA big day record number? Sorry, typo in first line.. It was 16 in our MTY min Big Day, not 18. I suspect that I've bettered that since, but have never done a multi-site effort with
Don Roberson
Apr 18
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Re: CA big day record number? During our first year looking at odes, Rita Carratello & I did a small "Big Day" limited to Monterey County, and had 18 species; see
Don Roberson
Apr 18
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Re: CA big day record number? Noah, There have been several folks who have done 'big years' - I'm not certain if anyone has tried for a big day. Any day in the 30s is really really good.
dave biggs
Apr 17
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CA big day record number? Does anyone know what the record ode "big day" number is for California?   Thanks!   Noah Arthur, Oakland Does anyone know what the record ode "big day"
Noah Arthur
Apr 17
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Coyote Point (San Mateo County) I made a quick visit to the small freshwater pond  near the power plant and golf course. I found the following Odes: Blue-eyed Darner (6) California Darner
mdodder@sbcglobal.net
Apr 16
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Dancer Scotts Valley I had what must have been a female Dancer today in Scotts Valley, and it was not a Vivid. Wings held above the body, length a good 50% greater then my Pacific
scotpeden
Apr 15
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Five Brooks Pond, Marin County today I spent one hour today at Five Brooks in Marin County. I was delighted to see the most variety I have seen this year. - Cardinal Meadowhawk - 1 - California
leslieflint
Apr 14
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Late report: Common Whitetail Lodi Lake On Thursday, April 10 we had a single COMMON WHITETAIL female at Lodi Lake in San Joaquin County. Also present was PACIFIC FORKTAIL and a species of BLUET.
Matthew Dodder
Apr 14
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Re: Giant Darner Today is only 2 days later than our earliest sighting ever for all of CA ... Kathy California Dragonflies www.sonic.net/dragonfly ... Kathy and Dave Biggs
Kathy & Dave Biggs
Apr 14
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Common Whitetail Hello all, Just a note to let you know that I have finished adding all the locations and dates to the Dot-map records for this species on Odonata Central. In
Kathy & Dave Biggs
Apr 14
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Grappletail flying in San Benito Co Hey everyone, I was working along a stream today at Pinnacles National Park and found a dragonfly wing beside an empty exuviae.  The appearance of the wing
Paul Johnson
Apr 14
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Giant Darner All: I checked out the Upper Santa Ynez River today and was surprised to see a male Giant Darner, over two months earlier than the previous earliest sighting
Lethaby, Nick
Apr 14
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Riverside County Odes April 13, 2014 Riverside County Peter Siminski Dos Palmas Oasis and Fish Ponds, Dos Palmas Preserve, Elev. -100'; 7:35-12:00, 62-80F, cloudless, Moderate
D Peter Siminski
Apr 13
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Inyo County + *April 11, 2014* *_Siskiyou_**_County_**__* *Celise Sharp & Dennis Ball, Kathy & Dave Biggs* Big Springs (east of Yreka), at their backyard pond *Western
Kathy & Dave Biggs
Apr 12
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Re: Ca Darner? Sorry, I forgot the link. http://smu.gs/1kDXaO9 That Dragon is in Little Basin part of Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
scotpeden
Apr 11
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Ca Darner? This is the best shot I could get one of of the 3-4 of these dragons, it was the only one that stopped and wouldn't let me within 20 feet of it. This is in
scotpeden
Apr 11
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Re: Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County - 4/7/14 Coincidentally, 0n 7 Apr 2014 I saw my first odonate of the year, a Beaverpond Baskettail, patrolling a beat back and forth 1 m. above my newly mowed lawn "as
George Chaniot
Apr 10
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Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County - 4/7/14 On 4/7/14 at my work location on Fountaingrove Parkway in Santa Rosa, I saw: Beaverpond Baskettail - 1, patrolling over asphalt as they like to do Vivid Dancer
Alan Wight
Apr 8
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Re: Black Saddlebags I forgot location, which I tend to when I'm mentioning where I live, I'll try to not forget it again. SW Bonny Doon, Coastal Santa Cruz Mountains, northern
scotpeden
Apr 8
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Black Saddlebags I saw a Black Saddlebags in our field today, it isn't a species that apparently visits the pond. Of course no photo, It preferred 20+ feet away and didn't pose
scotpeden
Apr 8
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Exciting record Joan and all, If this record checks out, it predates our Striped Saddlebags State record by more than 2 decades!! Joan, let's ask Ollie Flint to check this for
Kathy & Dave Biggs
Apr 8
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Cardinal Meadowhawk SCC Beautiful, hot and windless conditions made for a few season firsts along Matadero Creek(Emily Renzel Wetlands) in Palo Alto. Technically, it was the open
mdodder@sbcglobal.net
Apr 8
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Re: Desert Firetail? Norris Eco Pond Well, it's not a desert Firetail, as Tim pointed out, Thanks Tim. IN regards to Kathy's posting, since I'm keeping photo records, but wasn't as persistent in
scotpeden
Apr 6
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San Francisco County Dave and I had reason to go to Sausolito yesterday, so we decided we'd cross the bridge (when we came to it, so the song says) and go to Ft. Point to look for
Kathy & Dave Biggs
Apr 6
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Desert Firetail? Norris Eco Pond More from the Norris Pool/eco pond. I had at least a dozen if not a score of Pacific Forktails female, about half that number males. 2 Cardinal Meadowhawks 3-4
scotpeden
Apr 5
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California Darner Several CALIFORNIA DARNERS were seen during my birding class trip to the Hunting Hollow portion of Henry Coe State Park in Santa Clara County today. Also seen
Matthew Dodder
Apr 5
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Re: Norris Pond/pool update Well, it hasn't come out yet today. At noon I still only had the Pacific Forktails, as the temps hit a toasty 56 degrees here in the hollow 20 feet in
scotpeden
Apr 4
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Re: Norris Pond/pool update Thanks, Scott. I think I can see the appendages well enough to call it an Arroyo. Dennis ... Dennis Paulson 1724 NE 98 St. Seattle, WA 98115 206-528-1382
Dennis Paulson
Apr 4
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Re: Norris Pond/pool update Dennis, The largest image available for the Bluet is here, it was small to start with due to the skittishness of this damsel.
scotpeden
Apr 4
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