Butterfly sighting

Aug 28 2014

Alon Coppens

Location: Town of Wheaton, Chippewa River floodplain
Chippewa County

Mid-day, gloomy , overcast, Grey Tree Frogs calling (no rain till several hours later) mid sixties, rare gusts.
zero White or Sulphur butterflies, unlike yesterday when it was sunny
zero tiger swallowtails (2 seen yesterday, both Eastern)
1 chickweed geometer moth male
many (20?) big sand tiger beetles
Cicindela formosa generosa

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Big Sand Tiger Beetle

Big Sand Tiger Beetle

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Chickweed Geometer

Chickweed Geometer