Butterfly sighting

Jun 2

Dean Hansen

Location: Fish Lake State Wildlife Area
Burnett County

Common Ringlets were on roadside of Co. Rd. O. Drove north on Stolte Road, found several flighty "blues" on open roadside with lupine. Two were positively ID'd as Karners. Dusted Skippers were seen nectaring at puccoon or resting on vegetation.
The Canadian Swallowtails were on the damp sand at the edge of the St. Croix River at Raspberry Landing.
Weather was overcast, mid-70s.

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail

Dusted Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Dusted Skipper

Dusted Skipper

'Karner' Melissa Blue

'Karner' Melissa Blue