Butterfly sighting

Jul 11

Rob Pendergast

Location: George W. Mead SWA - Education Center - Prairie
Marathon County

Guided butterfly hike at the Mead SWA - we sampled the prairie behind the HQ catching and releasing several species of butterfly. Other species: Eastern Foxsnake, Goldenrod Crab Spider, and Virginia Ctenucha. Fritillary sp and either Dun Skipper/N Broken Dash didn’t provide conclusive looks.

Virginia Ctenucha (moth)

Virginia Ctenucha (moth)

Baltimore Checkerspot

Baltimore Checkerspot

American Lady

American Lady

Goldenrod Crab Spider

Goldenrod Crab Spider

Eastern Foxsnake

Eastern Foxsnake

Delaware Skipper

Delaware Skipper