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

Wandering Glider Medium 20 %
 

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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