Notes on the Odonates of NC
34 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2019-06-21 Mark Shields 10 Waccamaw River, from Pireway Boating Access Area to about 5 km upstream and back, by kayak. Sight
2 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2019-06-21 Mark Shields 100+ Lake Waccamaw State Park (LAWA) - numerous Sight
3 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2018-08-10 Mark Shields, Cathy Songer 26 Lumber River, from Fair Bluff Boating Access Area to 8 km upstream, by kayak Sight
4 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2018-07-15 Mark Shields 30 Lumber River, from Fair Bluff Boating Access Area to South Carolina line, by kayak Photo
5 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2017-09-16 Mark Shields 7 Lumber River Walk, Fair Bluff Sight
6 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2017-06-27 Richard Stickney 50 Lake Waccamaw, spillway area - Conservative estimate Sight
7 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2017-06-09 John Petranka 30 Lumber River at Fair Bluff. Along the River Walk boardwalk and at the boat launch dock. - Both sexes. Photo
8 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2017-06-09 John Petranka 50 Lake Waccamaw, near the lake outlet and parking area off of Waccamaw Shores Road. - Abundant. Perched on vegetation and cars, and feeding along with Swamp Darners. Both sexes. Photo
9 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2017-06-08 John Petranka 30 Lumber River at Lumber River Campground off of Williamson Road. Near the boat ramp at north end of Tar Landing. - Both sexes. Photo
10 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2017-05-17 Mark Shields 80 Lumber River; LURI Princess Ann Access to Fair Bluff Boating Access Area by kayak Photo
11 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2017-04-12 Mark Shields 1 Waccamaw River from Pireway Boating Access Area to 6 km upstream Photo
12 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2016-08-27 Mark Shields 10 Lumber River, between Boardman Boating Access and Lumber River State Park Princess Ann Access Sight
13 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2016-07-22 Mark Shields 20 Lake Waccamaw, southern end between dam and pier Photo
14 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2016-06-20 Mark Shields 25 Waccamaw River from Pireway Boating Access to 6 km upstream Sight
15 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2016-05-16 K. Bischof 1 LAWA - Obs. on the pier trail, near the lake pier. Male Sight
16 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2015-09-21 Mark Shields 3 Lumber River at Fair Bluff Sight
17 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2015-09-19 Mark Shields 50 Lumber River upstream from Fair Bluff Photo
18 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2015-09-10 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 7 Lumber River at Fair Bluff along ca. 0.6 mile River Walk boardwalk. - 6 males, 1 ovipositing female. Photo
19 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2015-09-05 Mark Shields 4 Waccamaw River - along 1 km stretch below dam Sight
20 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2015-08-01 Mark Shields 50+ Lake Waccamaw State Park - abundant Photo online
21 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2015-08-01 Mark Shields 5 Lumber River, Fair Bluff Photo online
22 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2013-05-22 N. Howell 4 LAWA - Dragonflies and damselflies observed around the Lake Waccamaw dam. Sight
23 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2012-07-23 E. Corey and Nathan Howell Sight
24 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2009-06-25 E. Corey 0 LAWA Sight
25 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2008-06-11 E. Corey and H. LeGrand (NC NHP) 1 LAWA - observed at or near the dam Sight
26 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2005-06-30 ASH 25 LAWA Sight
27 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2005-06-26 Chris Helms 1 LAWA - Was seen at the day use boardwalk and was a female. Sight
28 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2005-05-29 Chris Helms 2 LAWA - Male and female colorations seen on Lakeshore trail. Sight
29 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 2000-06-21 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Clarksville, directions=Sec Rd #1700, 2 ml south of, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
30 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 1992-07-15 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Bolton, directions=3 miles west on Rt. 74-76, habitat=Friars Swamp, source=INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE-FSCA Collect
31 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 1990-05-17 D. S. Lee 5 Male=2 Female=3, habitat=Lake Waccamaw, source=SIDNEY W. DUNKLE COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
32 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 1982-06-15 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Whiteville, directions=US Rt 74, habitat=White Marsh, source=INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE-FSCA Collect
33 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 1971-09-21 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Cerro Gordo, directions=3 ml west on Rt 76, addl_habitat=ditch, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
34 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Columbus 1960-06-19 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, habitat=Lake Waccamaw, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect