Butterfly sighting

Jul 23

Kate Redmond

Location: Spruce Lake Bog State Natural Area
Fond du Lac County

A better day for robber flies than butterflies, and some Halloween Pennants were putting on a show in the grassland. The Black Swallowtail was fabulous - I've never seen one that flew so exuberantly. She was throwing herself at the bergemot.

Promachus vertebratus

Promachus vertebratus

Efferia aestuans

Efferia aestuans

Efferia aestuans

Efferia aestuans

Efferia aestuans

Efferia aestuans

Halloween Pennant

Halloween Pennant

Dun Skipper

Dun Skipper

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail