Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By Bernadette Brown
Submitted By Bernadette Brown
Collection Date June 27, 2020
Observer Arrival Time 8:00 AM
Observer Departure Time 10:00 AM
Vouchers Photo
Voucher Media
I waited too long to take a photo. There were relatively few dragonflies in the air when I took this photo.


Name Flats
Notes They were flying past by the thousands, starting last night.
Latitude 41.76400 N
Longitude 70.07600 W
Elevation 15 meters


Precipitation Scattered Clouds
Cloud Cover 10 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction South by Southwest
Temperature 25 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 10 m
Maximum Height 20 m
Behavior Description Flying one direction with little circling
Proportion Observed All
Flight Type Directed
Flight Direction Northeast
Observed Behaviors

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Darners High N/A

Coincident Taxa

No coincident taxa reported

Point Counts



Individuals Counted



8:00 AM 8:15 AM 500 33.33 We noticed the large amount of dragonflies begin to fly past our porch, on top of a bluff over looking the Brewster Flats, last night around 8pm. It’s 9:15 am and they are still going past, in fewer numbers. We didn’t stay up all night to count them. There are thousands.
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