Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Tom Reed
Submitted By Tom Reed
Collection Date August 9, 2018
Observer Arrival Time 6:00 AM
Observer Departure Time 9:00 AM
Vouchers Observation Notes


Name South Cape May Meadows (dune)
Notes East path dune crossover at The Nature Conservancy's South Cape May Meadows Preserve
Latitude 38.93309 N
Longitude 74.94142 W
Elevation 5 meters


Precipitation Scattered Clouds
Cloud Cover 50 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction West by Northwest
Temperature 25 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 1 m
Maximum Height 30 m
Behavior Description All dragonflies moving west, low along dunes or beach, all in sustained/direct flight.
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction
Observed Behaviors

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Wandering Glider High 1 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa Virtually all dragonflies were Swamp Darners.

Point Counts

Point counts were not provided
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