Common Pondhawk

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; WMA - Wildlife Management Area.

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Common Pondhawk
Erythemis simplicicollis
1.4-2.0" E-May — M-Oct
Abundant.
Habitat: Ponds; quiet weedy or slowly flowing waters, usually w/ plants on water surface. Perches anywhere: on bare ground or twigs/floating trash; roosts overnight in tall weeds or brush.
Common Pondhawk (M)

Male
July 1, 2012
Lake Elkhorn
Allen Lewis

Common Pondhawk (M)

Male
October 16, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Common Pondhawk (M)

Male
July 3, 2005
Fulton Ponds
Richard Orr

Common Pondhawk (F)

Female
June 9, 2016
David Force WMA
Linda Hunt

Common Pondhawk (F)

Female
June 12, 2001
Centennial Park
ZoAnn Lapinsky

Common Pondhawk (F)

Female
July 28, 2012
Rockburn Branch Park
Annette Allor