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Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2002-07-21 A. Wallace 1 ENRI - 1 Male @ Pleasant Green Access Sight
2 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2002-07-27 A. Wallace 1 ENRI - One Male perched then flew to treetop at the Ridge Trail crossing of the Buckquarter Creek at 15:15 on Partly Cloudy Day at 92*f with breeze. Sight
3 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2003-05-13 Adrienne Wallace 10 ENRI - Seen flying over water hunting at 15:00hours along powerline cut of river along Holdens Mill Trail Sight
4 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2004-07-05 Adrienne Wallace 1 ENRI - Male perched on truck antennae at Fews Ford Park Office Sight
5 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2001-06-28 B. Bockhahn 1 OCMO - male Sight
6 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2001-08-09 B. Bockhahn 1 OCMO - female Sight
7 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-08-16 B. Bockhahn 2 OCMO Sight
8 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2013-07-11 B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, E. Tatum 4 OCMO Sight
9 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2001-06-01 C. Bockhahn 1 OCMO - male Sight
10 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2006-08-05 C. Greiner 1 OCMO - dragonfly hike. Sight
11 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2002-07-01 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - Observed perched on a tree branch outside of park office window, in a decid. forest habitat, at 12:15 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
12 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2002-08-01 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed perched at a puddle at the Dumont Drive Access gate, in a decid. forest habitat. The time observed was 13:00 pm and the temperature was 89 F. Sight
13 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2003-06-08 J. Rose 0 OCMO - one female/immature in the long grass Sight
14 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2008-05-29 Jeffrey Pippen 1 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
15 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2014-05-24 John Petranka 1 Piney Mountain subdivision pond, northwest of Taproot Lane. - Male. Photo
16 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2014-06-13 John Petranka 1 Mount Sinai Road, marshy area/power line clearing opposite Duke Forest gate #23. - Male. Photo
17 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2014-06-14 John Petranka 3 Occoneechee Mountain SNA (OCMO). Around margins of upper pond. - Males Photo
18 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2014-06-29 John Petranka 5 Duke Forest Eno Division. Beaver pond along gravel road off of New Hope Church Road gate. - Males. Photo
19 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2014-09-11 John Petranka 5 Pond at intersection of Mt. Sinai Road and Wild Primrose Lane. One male. Photo
20 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2015-05-26 John Petranka 2 Duke Forest Korstian Division. Tributary to New Hope Creek along Wooden Bridge Road. - Males. Photo
21 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2015-06-21 John Petranka 2 Blackwood Farm Park, near jct. NC 86 and New Hope Church Rd.. - Woodland pool along NC 86. Photo
22 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2015-06-29 John Petranka 1 Along New Hope Creek in Falls of New Hope neighborhood park. - Male. Photo
23 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2016-06-01 John Petranka 4 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. Along seep near spring house. Males. Photo. Photo
24 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2016-06-18 John Petranka 5 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. Male. Photo. Photo
25 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2016-07-31 John Petranka 3 Duke Forest Korstian Division. New Hope Creek, about 0.5 miles upstream of Old Erwin Road. Males. Sight. Sight
26 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2016-08-08 John Petranka 1 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. Female. Photo. Photo
27 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-07-17 John Petranka 1 Small garden pond in Falls of New Hope neighborhood. - 1 male and 1 female. Mated and then female oviposited in garden pond. Photo
28 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-07-19 John Petranka 2 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Mostly around the pond. - Males. Photo
29 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2014-06-15 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 4 Mason Farm Biological Reserve; Morgan Creek at ford. Photo
30 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2016-08-21 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 1 Jones Creek Greenway south of Morris Grove Elementary School. Photo. Photo
31 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-07-07 John Petranka. 4 Blackwood Farm Park. Small sandy tributary feeding the pond. - Males. Photo
32 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-07-18 John Petranka. 2 Brumley Forest Preserve. Stony Creek on the North side of Hwy. NC 10. - Males. Sight
33 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2013-08-25 k. nealson 1 ENRI - near superintendent residence Sight
34 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2013-07-16 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Edith Tatum 1 odeing at Occoneechee Mountain Sight
35 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2013-07-16 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Edith Tatum 2 odeing at Gold Park Sight
36 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-06-20 Maria de Bruyn 1 Mason Farm Biological Reserve Photo online
37 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2013-06-29 Mike Turner 6 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area - 5 males 1 female Sight
38 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2014-05-31 Mike Turner 3 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area - males; upper and lower pond Sight
39 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2015-08-08 Mike Turner 2 N.C. Botanical Garden - ad.males Sight
40 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2016-08-12 Mike Turner 10 8 ad.males - Mason Farm Biological Reserve Sight
41 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2016-08-12 Mike Turner 4 ad.males - N.C. Botanical Garden Sight
42 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-07-14 Mike Turner 1 Bolin Creek @ SR 1777 (Homestead Rd.) Sight
43 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-07-14 Mike Turner 1 Bolin Cr @ Waterside Drive Sight
44 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 1965-05-22 Paulson DR 1 puddle, Durham Co. line 1.9 mi W on rte 1718, male=1 Collect
45 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 1965-06-06 Paulson DR & ML 1 New Hope Cr, Piney Mt W of, male=1 Collect
46 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2011-05-30 R Emmitt 1 Johnson Mill Preserve on New Hope Creek Sight
47 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2013-06-15 R Emmitt 1 Emmitt Estate Sight
48 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2013-07-04 R Emmitt 6 Oconeechee ponds Photo
49 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2018-05-31 R Emmitt 1 Emmitt neighborhood Photo
50 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 1976-06-06 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Duke Forest, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
51 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2009-06-11 R. Emmitt 1 Emmitt Estate and pond nearby Sight
52 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2009-07-24 R. Emmitt 1 Emmitt Estate and pond nearby Sight
53 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2010-09-16 R. Emmitt 1 Occoneechee ponds Sight
54 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2019-05-10 R. Emmitt 2 Eno River State Park Cole Mill Access powerline - tenerals Sight
55 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2019-05-19 R. Emmitt 1 Emmitt estate Sight
56 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2019-05-20 R. Emmitt 1 Occoneechee State Preserve ponds. Sight
57 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2019-05-26 R. Emmitt 6 Emmitt Millard Estate Sight
58 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2009-08-16 R. Emmitt M. Millard 3 High Field Sight
59 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2009-06-06 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 2 ENRI Pleasant Green Access - females Sight
60 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Orange 2012-07-09 Randy Emmitt, Erik Svensson 2 Eno River SP at Cole Mill and Occoneechee State Preserve - Eno Sight