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Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2006-08-03 E. Corey 2 ENRI - observed on Elephantopus. Sight
2 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2007-06-24 Will Cook, Carl Rothfels 3 Sight
3 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2007-07-07 R Emmitt, Meg Millard 12 Flat River and Brickhouse Rd Sight
4 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2007-08-18 R Emmitt, Meg Millard 15 males Sight
5 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2008-04-13 Jeffrey Pippen 1 Glennstone Preserve Sight
6 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 1965-05-22 Paulson DR 1 Eno R at Guess Rd, Durham 5 mi N, male=1 Collect
7 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2009-08-09 2 Sight
8 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2009-09-13 R. Emmitt, W. Cook ,Carl R 1 Flat River Impoundments and the Flat River Sight
9 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2010-05-15 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 4 Eno River at Guess Rd Sight
10 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2010-06-06 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 2 Ellerbe Creek Marsh in Durham Sight
11 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2012-07-28 Mike Turner 2 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment - a tandem pair Sight
12 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 1989-03-18 R. Duncan Cuyler 2 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE-FSCA Collect
13 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 1988-08-27 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE-FSCA Collect
14 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 1975-04-16 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
15 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 1975-06-26 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
16 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham ? R. Duncan Cuyler 1 Mar 1976, sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
17 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 1976-06-15 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
18 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 1976-09-14 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
19 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2013-06-20 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn 0 paddling the Flat River and exploring the nearby impoundment for the most part Sight
20 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2013-08-10 Mike Turner 10 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
21 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2013-08-24 Mike Turner 15 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
22 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2013-10-18 Mike Turner 1 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment - over Flat River Sight
23 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-06-05 Mike Turner 15 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment - over Flat River Sight
24 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-06-07 Mike Turner 1 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
25 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-06-08 Mike Turner 3 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
26 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-06-23 Mike Turner 5 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
27 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-07-01 Mike Turner 1 Stagecoach Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
28 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-07-20 John Petranka 3 Sandy Creek Park, and Greenway north to Pickett Rd.. - In vegetation, margin of swampy area. Sight
29 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-09-10 John Petranka 1 Eagle's Spur Trail, Jordan Game Land south of Stagecoach Road. - male Sight
30 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2014-10-08 John Petranka 3 Duke Gardens - 1 male, 2 females. Females ovipositing. Terrace fish pool and pond behind visitor's center. Photo
31 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2015-04-04 John Petranka 100 Durham. Along margins of the three swampy ponds at Sandy Creek Park. - Very abundant in grass and vegetation along the margins of the three swampy ponds. Easily saw 100 individuals just alongside paths. Saw adults and tenerals of both sexes. Photo
32 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2015-04-27 John Petranka 3 Hill Demonstration Forest. Beaver pond along power lines near junction of State Forest Rd. and Hampton Rd.. Sight
33 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2015-04-28 John Petranka 20 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Sight
34 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2015-05-02 John Petranka 9 Horton Grove Preserve; Sowell Trail Pond - Males and females. Sight
35 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2015-05-29 B. Bockhahn 1 FALA Sight
36 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2015-05-22 John Petranka 4 Horton Grove Preserve; Sowell Trail Pond - 1 male, 3 females. Sight
37 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2016-03-24 John Petranka 25 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Around pond near the parking area. Males and females. Photo. Photo
38 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2016-03-25 John Petranka 25 Sowell Trail Pond, Horton Grove Nature Preserve; 20 F, 5 M. Photo. Photo
39 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2016-03-28 John Petranka 15 Pond at Penny's Bend Preserve.Males and Females. Photo. Photo
40 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2016-04-14 John Petranka 3 Sowell Trail Pond, Horton Grove Nature Preserve; 2 males, 1 female. Photo. Photo
41 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2016-04-19 John Petranka 1 Flat River at State Forest Road bridge, Hill Forest. Male. Photo. Photo
42 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2017-03-01 John Petranka 3 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Around ponds near the parking area. - Males. 2 teneral, 1 adult. Photo
43 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2017-09-08 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 2 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Around ponds near the parking area. - Males. Sight
44 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2019-04-06 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 100 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. - Both sexes, mostly tenerals and individuals with immature coloration. Photo
45 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2019-05-27 R. Emmitt 1 Eno River State Park at Cole Mill rd. Sight
46 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2019-06-25 R. Emmitt 3 Eno River at Guess Rd Sight
47 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Durham 2020-04-05 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 3 Walking roads at Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment. - Females. Photo