Butterfly sighting

May 30

Mike Reese

Location: Point Beach State Forest
Manitowoc County

I was looking mainly for Hoary Elfins in the abundant Bearberry which was at peak bloom. I found none, but was happy to see an Olympia Marble, the first in the eastern third of Wisconsin in the last 20 years.

Goldthread

Goldthread

Red Admiral

Red Admiral

American Lady

American Lady

Olympia Marble

Olympia Marble

Fringed Milkwort

Fringed Milkwort

Bearberry

Bearberry

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