Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Tom Reed
Submitted By Tom Reed
Collection Date May 27, 2019
Observer Arrival Time 5:45 AM
Observer Departure Time 9:45 AM
Vouchers Observation Notes


Name Cape May Springwatch
Notes Dune-top platform at southwest end of Coral Avenue, Cape May Point, NJ.
Latitude 38.93282 N
Longitude 74.96515 W
Elevation 3 meters


Precipitation Scattered Clouds
Cloud Cover 30 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction North by Northwest
Temperature 20 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 1 m
Maximum Height 15 m
Behavior Description All dragonflies generally moving west and/or north along dunes, or arriving from the south over Delaware Bay and joining others flying along dunes. Winds N/NW 5mph.
Proportion Observed All
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction South by Southeast
Observed Behaviors

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Wandering Glider High 1 %

Coincident Taxa

No coincident taxa reported

Point Counts



Individuals Counted



6:39 AM 7:39 AM 83 1.38 77 Spot-winged Glider, 1 Wandering Glider, 3 Swamp Darner, 2 Common Green Darner
7:39 AM 8:39 AM 77 1.28 76 Spot-winged Glider, 1 Swamp Darner
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