Butterfly sighting

Aug 10 2014

Randy Powers

Location: Scuppernong Low Prairie, Hwy 67
Waukesha County

Hot, humid sunny afternoon, 78-86 degrees, strong gusty winds: 2:00 - 6:00 PM. Twenty species observed from two hundred twenty sightings! A great "great" great butterfly day - a hazy cloud cover moves in late afternoon!

Clouded Sulphur

Clouded Sulphur

Cabbage White

Cabbage White

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Red Admiral

Red Admiral

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Aphrodite Fritillary

Aphrodite Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

'Summer' Spring Azure

'Summer' Spring Azure

Bronze Copper

Bronze Copper

Meadow Fritillary

Meadow Fritillary

Least Skipper

Least Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Eyed Brown

Eyed Brown

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Monarch

Monarch

Viceroy

Viceroy

Red-spotted Purple

Red-spotted Purple

★ = New county photo record