Butterfly sighting

May 24 2013

Scott and Ann Swengel

Location: 4 bogs along FR 137 in Riley Lake Area
Price County

11:35-1:20 PM, 62-65 degrees F, wind SE 0-6 mph. Found Red-disked Alpines on 4 out of 4 bogs tried, including two ones we'd never found an alpine on before: 1.1-1.2 miles south of Hwy 70, 1.4-1.5 miles S of 70, 1.8-1.9 miles S of 70, and 2.3 miles S of 70. 18 Alpines at 2.3 mile bog, combining ones along road and out in the bog. Henry's Elfin at the 2.3 bog, where we've seen it before. Also found Red-disked Alpines south of FR 136 and in 2/2 bogs tried east of FR 505 in Riley Lake Area, plus 27 Freijas on those 3 bogs.