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1 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-06-23 A. Wallace 1 ENRI - One male observed on the riverbank, in a decid. forest habitat, between the ford and the suspension bridge. The time was 15:30 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
2 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-06-24 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One female observed perched on grass in a decid. forest habitat at the Cole Mill Kudzu patch. The time was 11:00 am and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
3 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-06-26 A. Wallace 1 ENRI - One female observed flying on Pea Creek Trail at river's edge in a decid. forest habitat. The time was 11:00am and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
4 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-01 H. Geiser 4 ENRI - Three males observed and one female. The males were perching and flying over the river and on the river's edge. The female was laying eggs. The time was 13:15 pm, the temperature was 87 F and the place was Cole Mill Trail. Sight
5 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-01 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Male and female observed at river's edge on the Cole Mill Trail, mating in the wheel position. The male was perched on a rock and the female flew by; the male attached and the mating took place as they were perched on a rock. Afterwards, the female perched for a short time and then began laying her eggs in the water at algea spots. The male flew above her and protected her from other male dragonflies as she was laying her eggs. They mated twice while being observed. Sight
6 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-05 H. Geiser 3 ENRI - Two females and one male were observed perched and flying in a decid. forest habitat, at the Kudzu patch at Cole Mill Access. The time was 9:00 am the temperature was 83 F. Sight
7 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-05 H. Geiser 5 ENRI - Two females and three males were observed perched and flying at Pea Creek Trail at river's edge in a decid. forest habitat. The time was 15:20 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
8 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-08 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - One male and one female observed. The temale was laying eggs and the male was flying above her. The location was the Pump Station Trail along the river which was approx. 1 ft in depth. The time was 14:50 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
9 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-09 H. Geiser 4 ENRI - Two male and two females observed flying and perching at the Cole Mill Road Kudzu Patch in a decid. forest habitat. The time was 9:00 am and the temperature was 80 F. Sight
10 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-09 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One female observed flying over the river, depth approx. 1 ft deep, at the Cole Mill Access. The time was 14:30 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
11 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-09 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - One male perched, one female laying eggs in the river with a depth of approx. 1 ft at the Sterling Drive Access. The time was 13:45 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
12 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-17 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed flying and perching in a pond-like impoundment of water at the Guess Road Bridge Access. The temperature was 92 F and the times observed were between 13:00 pm and 14:30 pm. Sight
13 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-17 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One female observed along the path in thick vegetation at the Guess Road Bridge Access. The temperature was 92 F and the time observed where between 13:00 pm and 14:30 pm. Sight
14 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-24 K. Bagy H. Geiser 2 ENRI - One male and one female observed at river's edge on Dunnagan's Trail via the Continental Drive Access. The time was 13:45 pm and the temperature was 87 F. Sight
15 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-18 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed perching on a stick in the river at Plesant Green Access. The time was 10:45 am and the temperature was 86 F. Sight
16 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-17 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed perching on river's edge at Guess Road Bridge. The time observed was between 13:00 pm and 14:30 pm. The temperature was 92 F. Sight
17 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-30 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One female obsereved perched on a tree leaf eating a damselfly in a decid. forest habitat, at the Cole Mill Kudzu Patch. Sight
18 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-30 H. Geiser K. Bagy 1 ENRI - One male observed flying over the river, appprox 1 ft. deep, at the November Drive Access. The time was 13:15 am and the temperature was 93 F. Sight
19 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-08-05 H. Geiser K. Bagy 1 ENRI - One male observed perched on a rock in the sun, in the river which was approx. 1 ft deep. The time observed was 13:45 pm and the temperature was 90F. Sight
20 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-08-05 H. Geiser K. Bagy 1 ENRI - One female observed flying along the river bank at the Sterling Drive Access. The time observed was 14:52 pm and the tempreature was 90 F. Sight
21 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-08-05 K. Bagy H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed flying over the river, approx 1ft deep just past the Eno Trace Trail. The time observed was 15:49 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
22 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-21 A. Wallace 1 ENRI - 1 Male perching at Cole Mill Access Sight
23 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2002-07-21 A. Wallace 3 ENRI - Perching on grass at Fews Ford at 15:30 on Sunny day 87*F Sight
24 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2004-05-16 Randy Emmitt, Roger Rittmaster 0 ENRI - either Cole Mill or Fews Ford or both Sight
25 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2004-07-04 Adrienne Wallace 2 ENRI - Males chasing each other. Sight
26 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2007-06-24 Will Cook, Carl Rothfels 120 Sight
27 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2007-07-07 R Emmitt, Meg Millard 500 Flat River and Brickhouse Rd Sight
28 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2007-08-18 R Emmitt, Meg Millard 4 Sara P Duke Gardens, butterfly walk Sight
29 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2007-09-09 R Emmitt, Meg Millard 25 Hill Forest on the Flat River Sight
30 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2008-08-10 Jeffrey Pippen 5 Duke Forest & Duke Gardens Sight
31 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2009-06-06 R. Emmitt 10 ENRI Cole Mill Access Sight
32 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1965-05-12 Paulson ML 1 pond, Orange Co. line 0.2 mi NE on US 15, male=1 Collect
33 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2009-08-09 8 Sight
34 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2009-09-13 R. Emmitt, W. Cook ,Carl R 80 Flat River Impoundments and the Flat River Sight
35 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2010-05-09 R. Emmitt R. Rittmaster 1 Eno River State Park Sight
36 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2010-05-15 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 8 Eno River at Guess Rd Sight
37 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2010-05-26 R. Emmitt 8 Eno River at Penny's Bend Sight
38 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2010-06-06 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 150 Ellerbe Creek Marsh in Durham Sight
39 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2010-09-19 R. Emmitt 40 Flat River Impoundments Sight
40 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2010-10-02 R. Emmitt 6 Flat River Impoundments Sight
41 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2012-07-28 Mike Turner 10 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
42 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2012-07-29 Mike Turner 30 Brickhouse Rd. Waterfowl Impoundments Sight
43 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1991-10-22 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
44 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1978-10-27 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
45 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-04-25 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
46 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-04-26 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
47 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-05-07 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
48 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-05-16 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
49 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-06-15 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
50 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-08-06 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
51 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-08-13 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
52 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 1976-09-06 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
53 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2013-06-20 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn 0 paddling the Flat River and exploring the nearby impoundment for the most part Sight
54 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2013-07-25 Jeff Pippen 1 Residential yard Sight
55 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2013-08-10 Mike Turner 200 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
56 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2013-08-24 Mike Turner 100 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
57 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2013-10-18 Mike Turner 15 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
58 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-06-05 Mike Turner 50 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
59 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-06-07 Mike Turner 7 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
60 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-06-08 Mike Turner 10 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
61 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-06-23 Mike Turner 3 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
62 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-07-01 Mike Turner 10 Stagecoach Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
63 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-07-20 John Petranka 10 Sandy Creek Park, and Greenway north to Pickett Rd.. - Around margin of swampy area. Sight
64 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-07-29 John Petranka 10 Discovery Lake on campus of NIEHS/EPA Photo
65 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-08-08 John Petranka 5 Sandy Creek Park and greenway - Females common in vegetation around ponds. Photo
66 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-08-14 John Petranka 15 Discovery Lake on campus of NIEHS/EPA - Mating and preying on Eastern Amberwing Photo
67 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2012-05-02 John Petranka 10 Discovery Lake on campus of NIEHS/EPA - 5 males, 5 females. Photo
68 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2014-10-02 J.Williams 1 FALA Sight
69 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-05-30 Mike Turner 65 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
70 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-05-29 B. Bockhahn 30 FALA Sight
71 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-05-22 John Petranka 5 Horton Grove Preserve; Sowell Trail Pond Photo
72 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-05-25 John Petranka 6 Little River Regional Park, along South River Loop Trail Photo
73 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-05-27 John Petranka 4 West Point on the Eno Park Sight
74 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-06-25 Mike Turner 10 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
75 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-08-08 Mike Turner 15 Upper Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
76 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-07-20 John Petranka 5 Northeast Creek at Granville Drive, Durham. - 4 females, 1 male. Female eating Blue-tipped dancer. Photo
77 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2015-10-20 John Petranka 3 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Around pond near the parking area. 2 females, 1 male. Photo. Photo
78 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2016-08-27 John Petranka 10 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Around ponds near the parking area. Males and females. Photo. Photo
79 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2016-10-01 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 30 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Around ponds near the parking area. Mostly females. Sight. Sight
80 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2016-05-27 Mike Turner 20 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
81 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2016-05-27 Mike Turner 5 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve Sight
82 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2017-04-30 B. Bockhahn 10 FALA Sight
83 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2017-05-28 Mike Turner 215 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
84 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2017-06-04 Richard Stickney 15 Penny's Bend, Eno River Sight
85 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2017-09-08 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 20 Sandy Creek Park, Durham. Around ponds near the parking area. - Both sexes. Sight
86 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2018-05-25 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 10 Penny's Bend Nature Preserve along the Eno River and at the pond. - Both sexes. Photo
87 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2018-06-08 R Emmitt 20 Retainment pond by Kroger on MLK and S Roxboro. Sight
88 Eastern Pondhawk [Erythemis simplicicollis] Durham 2018-06-09 Richard Stickney 3 Penny's Bend Sight