Mexican Forktail, Ischnura demorsa, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new early flying date for AZ

March 3, 2012
Species: Mexican Forktail

The Mexican Forktail in Arizona had until now not been observed until 9 March (R. Bailowitz, pers. observation).

On 3 March 2012 2+ females, one of which ovipositing, were seen along the Jewel of the Creek Preserve stream in Maricopa Co., AZ, thereby providing a new early flight date for the state. Below is a picture of a female seen that day.

  • News: Mexican Forktail, <em>Ischnura demorsa</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new early flying date for AZ
    Mexican Forktail, Female, Jewel of the Creek Preserve, Maricopa, AZ, 3 March 2012.

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