Monthly Archives: July 2012

St-Lazare ode seeking

If you have read the previous two posts you will be aware that I have spent time these past two days covering St-Lazare sand pits. Monday 30th I was joined by Chris Cloutier who brought his net. I don’t have … Continue reading

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River Bluet re-visit

Today I returned to the site of yesterday’s River Bluet discovery. I found three female and two males in one small area. None of the single males landed but one did hook up with a female and she began ovipositing … Continue reading

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River Bluet in Quebec

Today, during a visit to St-Lazare sand pits, Chris Cloutier and myself found a River Bluet Enallagma anna, a new species for Quebec. It was netted and examined in the hand and photographed. Fortunately Chris had his travelling library with … Continue reading

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Halloween Pennant

Today I visited St-Lazare sand pits in good conditions and intending to explore a new Beaver Pond and search for the species missing a cople of days ago when a cool wind kept many things down. I was also inspired … Continue reading

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Ode book page added

I have added a page with scans of the various dragonfly books that I use. I hope that it is of use, comments are welcome. Coming soon, a look at the darners that are out and about. The image is … Continue reading

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Pits gliders etc.

Sometimes, despite logic, you chance a look at somewhere and end up surprised, such it was when I went to St-Lazare sand pits. having paid my $3.00, unlke the ignorant dog walker who followed me in despite my pointing this … Continue reading

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Baie Brazeau ode additions

Today Sandra and I visited Baie Brazeau on the Quebec-Ontario border hoping to find a few of the late July dragonfly species to add to the growing site checklist, we were not disappointed. We started off well with a confiding Lance-tailed … Continue reading

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