Butterfly sighting

Jul 27

Karl and Dorothy Legler

Location: Yellowstone Lake State Park and Wildlife Area
Lafayette County

About 80 degrees and sunny. Somewhat windy. 18 species. The unusual sighting was an anomalous Crescent which is presumably a mutation. Photos below.
One of the anglewings distracted by puddling was taken by a fast, low-flying bird.

Peck's Skipper

Peck's Skipper

Pearl Crescent (aberrant)

Pearl Crescent (aberrant)

Pearl Crescent (aberrant)

Pearl Crescent (aberrant)

Viceroy

Viceroy

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail