Monthly Archives: June 2012

Murphy’s Point Ontario

Pat Stotland sent in some photos taken recently at Murphy’s Point Provincial Park south of Perth, near Kinsgston. The site has a species list of 70 which will include some species not (yet) found in Quebec like Halloween Pennant. The … Continue reading

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Green Darner differences

Wayne Grubert sent in these two photos of Green Darners taken in Hudson, QC, which show an immature insect and an adult female. Green Darners are common and likely to be encountered anywhere. In autumn they swarm before migrating south. Spectacular … Continue reading

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Harpoon Clubtail

Today – Friday June 22nd I checked out a couple of small sites in the Rigaud area. The first is an small pond with car parking by the roadside on Chemin St-Georges, it runs west from route 201 north of … Continue reading

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Stream Cruiser

Thursday June 21st I headed out well before the thermometer reached the predicted high of 32C. I tried to find Prince Baskettails down to photograph but no such luck, it was breezy and very humid. I checked out the track at … Continue reading

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Bordelais Bog area

Today I checked Bordelais Bog and Dune Lake in 32 degrees, ignoring the sunbathers at the latter site despite their curiosity. It was a good walk with first of season Amber-winged Spreadwing and White-faced Meadowhawk and a site first Calico … Continue reading

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Eastern Red Damsel

Tuesday June 19th I went to check on the pool at the west end of St-Lazare sand pits, the skies were grey and it was relatively cool and breezy. Few insects were flying and the pool is done, it will … Continue reading

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Maine Snaketail

Sunday June 17th we went to Mont Tremblant park looking for new species, high on the list were the snaketails. The Barrage L’Escalier is an excellent location for seeking odes and we were not disappointed. The Deer Flies were evil … Continue reading

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