Butterfly sighting

Aug 4

Peter and Charlotte Silvers

Location: Lake Ripley Distric Reserve, County Road A east of Cambridge of Highway 18
Jefferson County

Sunny and 80 Deg. Prairie in full bloom with much Purple Coneflowers, Gray Cap and Rattlesnake Master, which the Painted Ladies and Viceroys were attracted to. This is the second year we've found an abundance of Viceroys here.

Tawny-edged Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Least Skipper

Least Skipper

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Red Admiral

Red Admiral

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Viceroy

Viceroy

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

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