Butterfly sighting

Jun 29

Ruth Smith

Location: Ice Age Trail, Swamplovers Cross Plain section
Dane County

Lots of flowers blooming everywhere. One butterfly bush had over 40 Banded hairstreaks. Common Wood Nymphs were also in abundance.

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Least Skipper

Least Skipper

Eyed Brown

Eyed Brown

Monarch

Monarch

Northern Broken-Dash

Northern Broken-Dash

Northern Broken-Dash

Northern Broken-Dash

Silvery Checkerspot

Silvery Checkerspot

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

Great Spangled Fritillary

Great Spangled Fritillary

Banded Hairstreak

Banded Hairstreak

Banded Hairstreak

Banded Hairstreak