Butterfly sighting

Aug 2 2009

Joan Braune and Tod Highsmith

Location: Aldo Lepold Nature Center, Monona
Dane County

The swamp milkweed was alive with huge black Sphex wasps and Great Golden Digger Wasps, which greatly outnumbered all butterflies. Also a number of Slender Spreadwing damselflies.

Peck's Skipper

Peck's Skipper

Great Golden Digger Wasp

Great Golden Digger Wasp

Slender Spreadwing

Slender Spreadwing