Butterfly sighting

Aug 19

Mike Reese

Location: Hickory Hill Conservancy Park
Dane County

I was searching for the rare robber fly Dasylechia atrox that Jeff Gruber found here in 2017 and 2019. I finally found my own, but it was more than 20 feet up in the tree and despite watching it for 25 minutes it never came down far enough to get a decent photo.

Dasylechia atrox

Dasylechia atrox