Butterfly sighting

Jul 8 2018

SWBA Madison NABA Count

Location: Within 15 mile diameter circle centered on Madison.
Dane County

This was the 28th annual Madison NABA Count. 5 observers in 2 parties spent 6.3 hours finding 168 individuals of 23 species. Harvester was new to the count. Tawny Emperor hadn't been seen for 7 years. Coral Hairstreak had highest count ever. Edward's Hairstreak bounced back from none last year to 16 this year. Encouragingly Monarchs had their 2nd highest number in the 28 years!