Butterfly sighting

Aug 8 2017

K. Java

Location: Crex Meadows SWA
Burnett County

82 degrees and sunny with clouds and a stiff breeze later in the day. All Swallowtails were nectaring on Joe Pye Weed which is not all that common anymore in the meadows. Some common butterflies completely missing and only 1 Skipper seen.

Orange Sulphur

Orange Sulphur

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Purplish Copper

Purplish Copper

Dun Skipper

Dun Skipper