Riverside County Odes
- January 4, 2008Riverside CountyPeter SiminskiDos Palmas Preserve, Dos Palmas Oasis; 9:30-12:00, sunny to start but overcast by 11:15, calm, 50-60 degrees.Vivid Dancer, Argia vivida 2 males seen at the SE side of the spring and large palm grove chasing one another and resting on the dead palm fronds at about 10:30.Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum 1
- November 8, 2015
Dos Palmas Preserve; Dos Palmas oasis, Felger oasis and Fish Ponds; Elev. -100’ to -240’; 7:00-10:40, 55-82F, cloudless, calm to light air.
Rambur’s Forktail, I. ramburii 7
Common Green Darner, Anax junius 3
Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum 12 all with good wings, none worn.
Red-tailed Pennant, Brachymesia furcata 1 female with much worn wings; an old ode.
Western Pondhawk, Erythemis collocata 1 male
Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis 2 males
Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea 4 males, one female.