Butterfly sighting

Sep 1

Rich Kahl & Laurie Yahr

Location: IAT at Hickory Hill Conserv. Park, Cross Plains
Dane County

Monarchs and Large dragonflies (mostly Common Green Darner juvies) everywhere on hilltop prairie restoration.
Monarch on Tall Coreopsis (Coreopsis tripteris).
S.P. Skipper on Pale Indian-Plantain (Arnoglossum atriplicifolium).
Bald-faced Hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) "nectaring" on Goldenrod. Mostly carnivorous but feed nectar to larvae.

Bald-faced Hornet

Bald-faced Hornet

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Monarch

Monarch