Butterfly sighting

May 18 2009

Kyle Johnson

Location: Black Creek Bog
Ashland County

About 70F and sunny, but quite windy. Red-disked Alpines and Freija Fritillaries around early peak flight. Numbers should have been MUCH higher...this is a fantastic site. Note that female Red-disked Alpines (see photo w/ no red showing) have heavy white scaling underneath. Kept a live female and now have eggs!

Red-disked Alpine

Red-disked Alpine

Red-disked Alpine

Red-disked Alpine

★ = New county photo record
☆ = New county sighting record