Butterfly sighting

May 26 2019

Dean Hansen

Location: Crex Meadows SWA and Namekagon Barrens SWA
Burnett County

Four species, and sixteen individuals, of blues were on a beaver/muskrat deposit at the north end of Reed Lake in Crex. Flighty, undetermined small Erynnis were out in numbers at damp road sand. Saw no Mottled or Persius Dusky Wings. FOY Gorgone Checkerspot and Monarch seen on Crex.

Silvery Blue

Silvery Blue

Henry's Elfin

Henry's Elfin

Olympia Marble

Olympia Marble

Hoary Elfin

Hoary Elfin

Spring Azure

Spring Azure

Dreamy Duskywing

Dreamy Duskywing

Spring Azure

Spring Azure

four species of blues on dung!

four species of blues on dung!

Common Roadside-Skipper

Common Roadside-Skipper

more blues on dung

more blues on dung