Butterfly sighting

Aug 29 2013

Scott and Ann Swengel

Location: Barrens in and near Mirror Lake
Sauk County

11:20 am to 1:19 PM, 86-92 degrees F, 98% sunshine, wind 0-5 mph. Saw 14 males, 17 females, and 48 unknown gender among the Leonard's Skippers. Found 46 Leonard's Skippers at Van Zelst (2 seen on Aug. 20), 6 at Turtleville (4 on Aug. 20; sier is in Mirror Lake State park), 27 at Mirror Lake Pine Barrens west of Hastings Road (4 Leonard's, plus a Delaware Skipper, on Aug. 20), and 0 at a south-facing bank along Fern Dell Road (0 on Aug. 20).