Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Mike Patterson
Submitted By Mike Patterson
Collection Date September 2, 2010
Observer Arrival Time 10:00 AM
Observer Departure Time 6:00 PM
Vouchers Observation Notes
Voucher Media
exhausted individual picked up off the ground
directed southbound flight


Name Del Rey Beach
Notes North of Gearhart, Clatsop Co., OR
Elevation 0 meters


Precipitation Clear
Cloud Cover 0 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction East
Temperature 21 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 0 m
Maximum Height 4 m
Behavior Description Pretty much a constant directed flight or perching on the tips of grass stalks oriented facing north. Exhausted individuals fell to the ground where they could be picked up.
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction South
Observed Behaviors feeding

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Variegated Meadowhawk High 99 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa large darners, mix of Paddle-tails and Blue-eyes

Point Counts

Point counts were not provided
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