Butterfly sighting

Aug 22 2019

Joan Vennie

Location: Walking Iron County Park
Dane County

Startled by a metallic checkerboard pattern in the grass, my brain caught up to what I was seeing just as the butterfly flew away. To my delight it reappeared farther down the path. There were countless small sulphurs along the trail. I could only ID the ones I photographed.

American Copper

American Copper

Dainty Sulphur

Dainty Sulphur

Common Checkered-Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper

Common Checkered-Skipper