Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By David Yates
Submitted By David Yates
Collection Date October 11, 2018
Observer Arrival Time 6:00 AM
Observer Departure Time 4:00 PM
Vouchers Observation Notes


Name Sloat pond
Notes Fresh water Pond behind house, about 1/3 acre wetland with heavy cat tails surrounded by trees on three sides. Pond is shallow and occasionally gets down to moist mud. South of this is saltwater sound and then the ocean.
Latitude 30.42403 N
Longitude 86.61030 W
Elevation 4 meters


Precipitation Clear
Cloud Cover 0 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction North by Northeast
Temperature 26 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 0 m
Maximum Height 30 m
Behavior Description swarm is all over town after the storm and cold front
Proportion Observed All
Flight Type Multiple
Flight Direction
Observed Behaviors egg-laying

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Common Green Darner High 98 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa four types of butterflies, sulfurs, fritteraries, painted ladies, skippers

Point Counts



Individuals Counted



7:00 AM 4:00 PM 1000 1.85 The size area where these are flying is square miles. A few saddle (bags Black) are mixed in but it is a green/blue show
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