Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Tom Reed
Submitted By Tom Reed
Collection Date July 19, 2019
Observer Arrival Time 5:45 AM
Observer Departure Time 8:15 AM
Vouchers Observation Notes


Name South Cape May Meadows (dune)
Notes East path dune crossover at The Nature Conservancy's South Cape May Meadows Preserve
Latitude 38.93309 N
Longitude 74.94142 W
Elevation 5 meters


Precipitation Scattered Clouds
Cloud Cover 50 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction South by Southeast
Temperature 24 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 1 m
Maximum Height 15 m
Behavior Description all dragonflies seen singly, flying west along dunes or beachfront
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction East by Northeast
Observed Behaviors

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Darners High 88 %

Coincident Taxa

No coincident taxa reported

Point Counts



Individuals Counted



6:43 AM 7:43 AM 8 0.13 This total represents all dragonflies noted during observation period. Total includes 7 Swamp Darners, 1 Spot-winged Glider.
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