Butterfly sighting

Jul 10 2020

Ruth Smith

Location: Rettenmund Prairie State Natural Area ...
Dane County

Sunny and windy. Lots of bee balm and coreopsis in bloom. A little bit of everything. Butterflies were especially dense in the first 50 yards from the parking lot going up the hill.

Hickory Hairstreak

Hickory Hairstreak

Coral Hairstreak

Coral Hairstreak

Clouded Sulphur

Clouded Sulphur

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Aphrodite Fritillary

Aphrodite Fritillary

Coral Hairstreak

Coral Hairstreak

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Variegated Fritillary

Aphrodite Fritillary

Aphrodite Fritillary

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Monarch

Monarch

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Monarch

Monarch