May 2nd looked like a perfect day for an afternoon of searching. We parked at the lot across from the shooting range on Peacock Road in Clinton County. A trail heads east to the bog which is approximately 1/2 mile away just inside Shiawassee County. Mark was on the prowl.
We found a few very teneral Dot-tailed Whitefaces (L. intacta), a Common Green Darner (A. junius), and several teneral Beaverpond Baskettails (E. canis).
|male Beaverpond Baskettail|
|My first Ringed Boghaunter (W. lintneri)|
Shortly after this sighting, a person appeared down the trail with a camera and was obviously searching the area. It turns out that it was David Marvin and he was the original finder of the boghaunters at this location in 2014.
|the boghunters : David Marvin and Mark O'Brien|
|male Ringed Boghaunter|
With these sightings, Mark's timing prediction for adult Williamsonia remains intact. The serviceberries are blooming and the boghaunters are flying.