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1374Re: [SoWestOdes] 08/11: Papago Park, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ

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  • dennisrpaulson
    Aug 11, 2013
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      From all over the Southwest, the surveys seem to point generally to the presence of Common Green Darners and the absence of Variegated Meadowhawks at this time of year. These two migratory species seem to be doing something different from that diffuse evidence.


      Dennis Paulson
      Seattle

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      From: "pierredeviche" <deviche@...>
      To: SoWestOdes@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, August 11, 2013 12:34:37 PM
      Subject: [SoWestOdes] 08/11: Papago Park, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ







      Twenty-one species were on the wing this morning (08/11) at the Papago
      Park ponds in Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ (8:15 AM – 10:15 AM; sunny,
      calm, 95 F):

      1. Red-tailed Pennant, Brachymesia furcata: 3
      2. Black Setwing, Dythemis nigrescens: 3
      3. Western Pondhawk, Erythemis collocata: widespread
      4. Plateau Dragonlet, Erythrodiplax basifusca: 1 male
      5. Comanche Skimmer, Libellula comanche: 15
      6. Widow Skimmer, Libellula luctuosa: 6
      7. Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata: 2 males
      8. Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea: 4
      9. Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis: abundant
      10. Spot-winged Glider, Pantala hymenaea: 2
      11. Wandering Glider, Pantala flavescens: 1
      12. Mexican Amberwing, Perithemis intensa: 10
      13. Black Saddlebags, Tramea lacerata: 6
      14. Red Saddlebags, Tramea onusta: 2
      15. Common Green Darner, Anax junius: 6
      16. Blue-eyed Darner, Rhionaeschna multicolor: 2
      17. Blue-ringed Dancer, Argia sedula: 5
      18. Dusky Dancer, Argia translata: 10
      19. Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: 3 males
      20. Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata: 10
      21. Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii: widespread

      Pierre Deviche, Phoenix, AZ.

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