Butterfly sighting

May 22 2015

Scott and Ann Swengel

Location: Eight Bogs near Amnicon Lake and Moose Junction.
Douglas County

Bogs at Lyman Lake (E. Lyman Lake Rd 2.5 miles west of County L), Bear Lake, North Bear lake, Bear Lake SW (the last 3 on Cty A south of Amnicon lake), Milchesky Road 1.15 miles and 1.8 miles, and Moose Junction East and West. 11:12 am to 3:00 pm, 66-76 degrees F, 100% sunshine, wind variable 0-8 mph. The only Frigga Fritillary, about a week ahead of schedule here, was at Moose Junction East bog, the fastest Frigga site we went to. Freijas were on the same 5 sites as on May 10, and Red-disked Alpines were on bear Lake (4), North bear, and Milchesky 1.75 (2).

☆ = New county sighting record