Butterfly sighting

Jun 12 2011

Frank Hassler

Location: Kettle Moraine State Forest, about .5 miles NNE of the John Muir Trail Head
Walworth County

Found a small, high-quality prairie remnant near the trail that had recently been burned. All butterflies were nectaring on dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum) which was in full bloom.

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail