Butterfly sighting

Jul 30

Ruth Smith

Location: Muralt Bluff Prairie
Green County

I don't think I have ever seen so many butterflies in one place. There was an overwhelming abundance of Silver-spotted Skippers, hundreds of Common Wood-Nymphs and many other butterflies. A light breeze with a temps in the low 80s

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Clouded Sulphur

Clouded Sulphur

Tawny-edged Skipper

Tawny-edged Skipper

Monarch

Monarch

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

Northern Broken-Dash

Northern Broken-Dash

Dun Skipper

Dun Skipper

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

'Summer' Spring Azure

'Summer' Spring Azure

★ = New county photo record