Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Tom Reed
Submitted By Tom Reed
Collection Date August 12, 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 30 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction North by Northeast
Temperature 23 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 1 m
Maximum Height 20 m
Behavior Description Virtually all dragonflies steadily moving west without pausing. Flight continued after observation period ended.
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction East
Observed Behaviors

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Common Green Darner High 2 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa Barn Swallow (186 migrating west along dunes/beach), Purple Martin (11 migrating west along dunes/beach)

Point Counts

Point counts were not provided
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