Location: Barrens east of Black River Falls
Dike 17, Brockway Road sites both north and south of Castle Mound Road, and sites west of Hunter Haven Road. 8:57 am to 4:15 pm, 53-65 degrees F, 60% sunshine. We found more butterflies in central Wisconsin barrens (including Wood Co.) on May 10 than on either May 11 or May 14. The Pine Elfin and Karner Blue caterpillar + tending ant pictures are from May 11 in two of the sites surveyed today.
'Karner' Melissa Blue caterpillar
Eastern Pine Elfin
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