Along Kinnie Brook Trail growing next to old maple log in debris.
On moss and lichen covered rocks in heath with labrador tea. Kinne Brook Trail next to long steps down to brook.
First "official" record of the species for the park, although the species has likely been here for some time, based on the number of individuals observed over the summer. The species status in the region is further detailed in this publication:
More than a dozen individuals seen at the site. First recognized in the park in July of 2013. This is the second location for this species in the park away from the HQ area, but the species is likely widespread in the park.
In a stand of red spruce... it wouldn't sit still for me to get a closer photo.
First record for the park.
Second record for the park. First record was a blurry photograph taken at same location by members of Guelph University Bio-bus team on July 5th at same location, possibly of same individual.
First record for the park. Netted by Ira Smith, son of Dr Matthew Smith, National Park Ecologist (presently at Kejimkujik National Park). Found during weekly Bio-blitz program at the park.
In flight shot taken with a Nikon D50 with Sigma 70-300mm lens at our former home. This image is featured on page 198 of Dennis Paulson's "Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East" in the Princeton Field Guide Series.
First Fundy National Park record. Found by participants during weekly mini Bio-Blitz program.
First Fundy National Park and Albert County record. Found during weekly Bio-blitz program by participants.
Found during mini Bio-Blitz program. "New" for the park (First official record)
Found by participants during first mini Bio-Blitz program of the season. New for the park.
Small, ~3mm. Swept from a Gray Birch. First record for the park. Found by participants of the weekly mini Bio-Blitz program.
A lovely, rather territorial male. This individual was observed chasing away several interlopers to "his" territory, most f which were much larger than himself :)
Startled a hen and her brood while hiking along Tippenlot trail.
Many of the same plant around, most of them green. A fair number this odd whitish-purple.
All kinds of Christmas fern on the northern portion of Tippenlot north.
Seen on Alder with Calligrapha alni nearby
On Alder. This species is associated with Alder, along, with Calligrapha alni and Calligrapha alnicola
On Alder. One of the Alder species in our region, which also include Calligrapha confluens and Calligrapha alnicola.
Feeding around the pond. These do nest in the headquarters area of the park, but not around the pond, which is mostly surrounded by deciduous trees.
Very late date for this species, but still not a record for the region
Yellow to golden brown legs are a distinguishing feature of this species of Meadowhawk dragonfly. This is generally the last species of dragonfly on the wing in Fundy National Park, with records of adults in New Brunswick as late as the third week on November.