Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Anthony Westkamper
Submitted By Anthony Westkamper
Collection Date December 6, 2018
Observer Arrival Time 2:30 PM
Observer Departure Time 3:00 PM
Vouchers Observation Notes


Name Van Duzen River
Notes 40d 29' 52.11N 123d 59' 49.80"W +- 200 meters
Latitude 40.50091 N
Longitude 123.99715 W
Elevation 55 meters


Precipitation Clear
Cloud Cover 0 %
Wind Speed Calm
Wind Direction
Temperature 15 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 1 m
Maximum Height 10 m
Behavior Description Mostly they fly from ground level perches on stones or sticks when disturbed. Some flew further along road others abandoned the area altogether.
Proportion Observed All
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction
Observed Behaviors perching

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Variegated Meadowhawk High 100 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa Quite a few midges in gyres. some aphids flying.

Point Counts

Point counts were not provided
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