Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Tom Reed
Submitted By Tom Reed
Collection Date August 10, 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 Clear
Cloud Cover 0 %
Wind Speed Calm
Wind Direction
Temperature 23 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 3 m
Maximum Height 50 m
Behavior Description Dragonflies moving west along dunes/beach in calm conditions. Some quite high during first hour of daylight.
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction East by Northeast
Observed Behaviors

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Black Saddlebags High 5 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa Carolina Saddlebags (1, hunting); Halloween Pennant (2); Four-spotted Pennant (1)

Point Counts

Point counts were not provided
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