Butterfly sighting

Aug 6

Patrick Ready

Location: Muralt Bluff Prairie, Prairie Enthusiast Reserve near Albany
Green County

78 mostly sunny. Walked flowering prairie areas mostly. Saw 2 female Black Eastern Swallowtails. Bonus finds were a Bush Katydid and a Yellow garden Spider with a Spotted Skipper trapped in its web.

Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia)

Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia)

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Hackberry Emperor

Hackberry Emperor

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Peck's Skipper

Peck's Skipper

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Katydid sp.

Katydid sp.

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

★ = New county photo record