Notes on the Odonates of NC
52 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2021-07-25 Matt Spangler 2 Jordan Lake--New Hope Creek (Durham) Sight
2 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2021-05-26 Harry LeGrand, Lori Arent 3 Brickhouse Road (Butner-Falls Lake Game Land) Sight
3 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2020-09-04 Harry LeGrand, Lori Arent 6 Brickhouse Road Sight
4 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2019-06-25 R. Emmitt 5 Eno River at Guess Rd Sight
5 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2019-06-13 R. Emmitt 6 Eno River State Park down stream of Cole Mill Rd Sight
6 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2019-05-27 R. Emmitt 2 Eno River State Park at Cole Mill rd. Sight
7 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2019-05-23 R. Emmitt 1 Hollow Rock Nature Park meadow Sight
8 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2019-05-16 R. Emmitt 1 Eno River State Park Cole Mile Road Sight
9 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2019-05-16 R. Emmitt 1 Ellerbee Marsh Sight
10 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2017-05-28 Mike Turner 4 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment - ad.males Sight
11 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2015-08-13 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 2 New Hope Creek Trail just south of US 15-501 in powerline clearing. - 1 male, 1 female. Photo
12 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2015-08-08 Mike Turner 10 Upper Little Creek Waterfowl Impoundment - ad.males Sight
13 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2015-07-20 John Petranka 2 Northeast Creek at Granville Drive, Durham. Around small pools formed from off-road vehicle use. - Males. Sight
14 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2015-06-25 Mike Turner 25 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment - 20 ad.males Sight
15 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2015-05-25 John Petranka 2 Little River Regional Park, along South River Loop Trail - Males. Photo
16 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-09-06 John Petranka 5 Sandy Creek Park - Around the ponds and greenway. Photo
17 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-08-14 John Petranka 1 Discovery Lake on campus of NIEHS/EPA - Male Photo
18 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-08-08 John Petranka 15 Sandy Creek Park and greenway - Common around ponds and along greenway. Photo
19 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-07-20 John Petranka 25 Sandy Creek Park, and Greenway north to Pickett Rd.. - Very common, perched along greenway and around margin of swamp. Photo
20 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-07-01 Mike Turner 30 Stagecoach Waterfowl Impoundment - ad.males Sight
21 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-06-23 Mike Turner 40 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment - 35 ad.males Sight
22 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-06-08 Mike Turner 15 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
23 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-06-07 Mike Turner 15 New Hope Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
24 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2014-06-05 Mike Turner 20 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment - ~15 were ad.males Sight
25 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2013-08-24 Mike Turner 35 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
26 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2013-08-20 Owen McConnell 1 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundments Photo online
27 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2013-08-10 Mike Turner 40 Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
28 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2013-06-20 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn 0 paddling the Flat River and exploring the nearby impoundment for the most part Sight
29 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2012-07-29 Mike Turner 20 Brickhouse Rd. Waterfowl Impoundments Sight
30 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2012-07-28 Mike Turner 25 Patterson Rd. Waterfowl Impoundment Sight
31 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2011-05-28 R Emmitt 1 Eno River City Park between Guess Rd and Duke St Sight
32 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2010-09-19 R. Emmitt 1 Flat River Impoundments Sight
33 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2010-08-08 R. Emmitt 3 Little River Park Sight
34 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2010-06-06 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 100 Ellerbe Creek Marsh in Durham - most I have seen in the Peidmont Sight
35 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2010-05-26 R. Emmitt 1 Eno River at Penny's Bend Sight
36 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2010-05-15 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 1 Eno River at Guess Rd Sight
37 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2009-09-13 R. Emmitt, W. Cook ,Carl R 1 Flat River Impoundments and the Flat River Sight
38 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2009-08-09 2 Sight
39 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2009-07-12 R. Emmitt M. Millard 1 Eno River Park at Guess Rd Sight
40 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2009-06-07 R. Emmitt, Ricky Davis 3 ENRI Cole Mill Access Sight
41 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2007-09-09 R Emmitt, Meg Millard 1 Hill Forest on the Flat River Sight
42 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2007-07-07 R Emmitt, Meg Millard 30 Flat River and Brickhouse Rd Sight
43 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 2002-07-24 K. Bagy H. Geiser 3 ENRI - Three males observed flying and perching on Nancy Rhode's Creek at the Pump Station Trailhead. The time was 13:25 pm and the temperature was 87 F. Sight
44 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1993-05-28 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Rougemont, directions=Red Mountain Road, habitat=Flat River, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-IORI Collect
45 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1976-09-10 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
46 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1976-09-07 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
47 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1975-08-28 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
48 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1975-07-16 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE-FSCA Collect
49 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1975-06-15 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
50 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1975-06-02 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
51 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1975-06-01 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=FEMALE, city=Durham, directions=southwestern edge, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
52 Great Blue Skimmer [Libellula vibrans] Durham 1965-05-22 Paulson DR 1 Eno R at Guess Rd, Durham 5 mi N, male=1 Collect