Butterfly sighting

Jun 24

Terry Mortier

Location: Standing Cedars SNA,
Polk County

Warm, cloudy, very light wind, early morning to11:00AM. Butterflies were very active many hackberry and tawny emperors. A large number of unidentified hairstreaks were chasing/swirling twenty or thirty feet off the ground in the tree tops.

Hackberry Emperor

Hackberry Emperor

Hickory Hairstreak

Hickory Hairstreak

Gray Comma

Gray Comma

Hickory Hairstreak

Hickory Hairstreak

Eastern Comma

Eastern Comma

Compton Tortoiseshell

Compton Tortoiseshell

Eastern Comma

Eastern Comma

Eastern Comma

Eastern Comma

Tawny Crescent

Tawny Crescent

Harvester

Harvester

Compton Tortoiseshell

Compton Tortoiseshell

Red Admiral

Red Admiral