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Re: [SoWestOdes] 25-27 November 2011: Central AZ - 18 species seen.

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  • Kathy & Dave Biggs
    Wonderful! That s a new late date by almost a whole week for the whole Southwestern area - maybe put the pix up on Odonata Central too? Kathy Ps. That species
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      Wonderful!
      That's a new late date by almost a whole week for the whole Southwestern
      area - maybe put the pix up on Odonata Central too?
      Kathy
      Ps. That species would still be a lifer for me!!

      On 11/27/2011 4:38 PM, pierredeviche wrote:
      > 25-27 November:
      >
      >
      >
      > I visited three areas in central AZ in the past 3 days and found a total
      > of 18 species still on the wing– 5 Anisopterans and 13 Zygopterans.
      > Overall not too bad for the last week of November!
      >
      >
      >
      > The best find was Lavender Dancer, Argia hinei (11/26), which represents
      > a new late flying date for the state.
      >
      >
      >
      > Photos and information on location: see azdragonfly.net
      > <azdragonfly.net>
      >
      >
      >
      > 25 November 2011:
      >
      > Wild Horse Pass, Maricopa,AZ
      >
      > 1:30 PM – 3:45 PM
      >
      > Sunny, light breeze, 72 F
      >
      >
      >
      > 9 species seen:
      >
      > * * Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: ~30;mostly males;
      > pairs ovipositing
      > * * Common Green Darner, Anax junius: ~10; pairs ovipositing
      > * * Blue-eyed Darner, Rhionaeschna multicolor: 1
      > * * Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: ~40; pairs in tandem/wheel,
      > ovipositing
      > * * Arroyo Bluet, Enallagma praevarum: 1 male
      > * * Blue-ringed Dancer, Argia sedula: 3
      > * * Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii: ~40
      > * * Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata: 3
      > * * Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: 1 male, 1female
      >
      >
      >
      > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >
      >
      >
      > 26 November 2011:
      >
      > Jewel of the Creek Preserve N. of Cave Creek,Maricopa, AZ
      >
      > 12:15 PM – 2:45 PM
      >
      > Sunny, clear, breezy with wind gusts, 75 F
      >
      >
      >
      > 9 species seen:
      >
      > * Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: ~10
      > * Arroyo Bluet, Enallagma praevarum: ~25
      > * * Aztec Dancer, Argia nahuana: 2 males
      > * * Springwater Dancer, Argia plana: ~30
      > * * Lavender Dancer, Argia hinei:6 males: see
      > azdragonfly.net/news/312<azdragonfly.net/news/312> for photos.
      > * * Fiery-eyed Dancer, Argia oenea: ~5 males
      > * Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: 1 pair ovipositing
      > * Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata: 1female
      > * * Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: ~30
      >
      >
      >
      > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >
      >
      >
      > 27 November 2011:
      >
      > Gila River at Kelvin Bridge,Pinal AZ
      >
      > 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
      >
      > Sunny, breezy, 69 F
      >
      >
      >
      > 12 species seen:
      >
      > * Common Green Darner, Anax junius: 1
      > * *Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea: 1 female
      > * * Filigree Skimmer, Pseudoleon superbus: 4, inc. 1 female
      > ovipositing
      > * Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum:common
      > * Blue-ringed Dancer, Argia sedula: 2 males
      > * *California Dancer, Argia agrioides: 1 male
      > * Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: 1 male
      > * Arroyo Bluet, Enallagma praevarum: 1 male
      > * * Mexican Forktail, Ischnura demorsa: 2 females
      > * Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii: 1
      > * Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: ~20
      > * Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: 1 male
      >
      >
      >
      > Pierre Deviche, Phoenix, AZ.
      >
      >
      >
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