Butterfly sighting

Jul 17 2014

Sister Bay NABA Butterfly Count

Location: 15 mile diameter circle centered near Sister Bay.
Door County

This was the 12th annual Sister Bay NABA butterfly count. Five observers found 36 species, which is the fourth highest of the twelve years. But we only saw 277 individuals, which is just one more than the lowest number of the 12 years! Highlights include an Acadian Hairstreak, White Admiral, high number of Baltimore Checkerspots, 9 skippers, Northern Cloudywing, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (black female), and Mustard White. The Dorcas Copper was not yet flying.

Acadian Hairstreak

Acadian Hairstreak

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Baltimore Checkerspot

Baltimore Checkerspot