Monthly Archives: July 2013

A few odes and ends

Aside from the stuff I’ve been posting recently I have been seeing other odes and have a bit of a photo backlog to clear to here goes. Three images of Lance-tipped Darner Aeshna constricta (Aeschne constrictor) from Baie Brazeau and … Continue reading

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More meadowhawks

After yesterday’s surprise discovery of Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum (Sympétrum bagarreur) at St-Lazare sand pits there was only one place I was going to go to today! I arrived earlier than usual (for odeing), hoping that I could find and … Continue reading

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And another one

Sunday 28-July we had rain from about 14.20, rain that flattens everything and makes the downspouts look like broken fire hydrants and so it was with low expectations that I went along to St-Lazare sand pits looking to see what … Continue reading

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Eastern Least Clubtail

A fine Saturday saw Sandra and I following up on information from Richard Yank regarding Eastern Least Clubtail Stylogomphus albistylus (Gomphe à styles blancs) in the Mulgrave et Derry area, north of Thurso, QC. The information was spot on and … Continue reading

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Clubtail

Wayne Grubert recently sent me a clubtail image to identify, it was taken near Falcon Golf Club at Hudson, QC. Clubtails can be quite tough but the image had good detail and I deduced that it was a Midland Clubtail … Continue reading

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River Bluet

Today I had an excellent walk around St-Lazare sand pits with Richard Yank. We started at the west end of the complex and our first net success was a male River Bluet Enallagma anna (l’agrion à longs cerques). Photos were … Continue reading

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Surprise surprise!

Until today the recording area at St-Lazare sand pits had 74 species to its name. Now it has 76! New species #1 – I was walking the seepage spring that feeds into the seasonal pool at the west end of … Continue reading

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