Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Mikael Behrens
Submitted By Mikael Behrens
Collection Date July 30, 2013
Observer Arrival Time 7:00 AM
Observer Departure Time 8:30 AM
Vouchers Observation Notes
 

Locality

Name Nalle Bunny Run Wildlife Preserve
Notes http://www.hillcountryconservancy.org/land-projects/private-land-preservation/nalle-bunny-run-wildlife-preserve/
Latitude 30.34921 N
Longitude 97.80390 W
Elevation 164 meters
 

Weather

Precipitation Scattered Clouds
Cloud Cover 30 %
Wind Speed Calm
Wind Direction
Temperature 24 °C
 

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 4 m
Maximum Height 7 m
Behavior Description There was an almost constant flight just above the treetops heading south by southwest (about 200 degrees on the compass). No other behaviors were observed. From 7:15 AM to 7:25 I stopped and counted 591 dragonflies pass overhead.
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction North by Northeast
Observed Behaviors
 

Observed Taxa

Species

Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Spot-winged Glider High 80 %
 

Coincident Taxa

No coincident taxa reported
 

Point Counts

Start

End

Individuals Counted

Individuals/min.

Notes

7:15 AM 7:25 AM 591 59.1 There was almost a constant stream of dragonflies heading south by southwest from 7:00 AM until about 7:30, and then the density seemed to drop off until by 8:45 there were maybe 10 dragonflies every 2 minutes.
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