Butterfly sighting

Aug 17

Ruth Smith

Location: Pleasant Valley Conservancy
Dane County

Walked out to the boardwalk and then back along the road. Also walked on the north side and a little ways up the hill. The Eastern-tailed blues were puddling and there was an abundance of tiger swallowtails.

Monarch

Monarch

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail

Silvery Checkerspot

Silvery Checkerspot

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

Viceroy

Viceroy

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue