Butterfly sighting

May 28 2011

Douglas Buege

Location: Gasner Prairie SNA
Grant County

3pm, mostly sunny, 70-75 degrees F.

I saw a skipper, photographed it, and wondered why it was there. Then I saw the first columbine 5 feet away. The skippers were fighting over territory with the columbine.

Columbine Duskywing

Columbine Duskywing

Common Roadside-Skipper

Common Roadside-Skipper

Northern Cloudywing

Northern Cloudywing