Update - Nov Month End

We are at the end of the 2023 Dragonfly season. There may be some additional observations arrive, but the bulk of the data is now in place. Our latest flying adult Ode in the data (so far) is a Nov 27, 2006 Autumn Meadowhawk. Seems hard to believe my season's done - it's just been a week! Already looking forward to 2024.

2023 will be the top year in the Ohio Odonata Society database with over 38,000 observations from more than 1,000 contributors. All 88 Ohio Counties are represented in the data, some more than others. While we did not have March observations, all of our other months (Apr-Nov) were ahead of the 5-year average and five months (Apr, Jul, Sep, Oct, Nov) posted new all-time high numbers.

135 species were recorded, short of our 5-year average (138), but 55 species had new all-time annual high observations. It was an especially good year for many Clubtail species. Eight species were documented in all 88 counties (Widow Skimmer, Fragile Forktail, Eastern ...mais ↓

Posted on 30 de novembro de 2023, 03:40 PM by jimlem jimlem | 3 comentários | Deixar um comentário
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This project is to update information on the distribution and abundance of Ohio dragonflies and damselflies. It is an update from the first Ohio Odonata Survey which ran from 1991 to 2000.

The first survey was entirely based up museum specimens, new collections of specimens, and published articles in peer reviewed journals. Photography has advanced greatly since then, and this site ...mais ↓

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