Butterfly sighting

Aug 8 2011

Douglas Belisle

Location: Deer Park, yard, woodlot, and wooded area surrounded by open grasslands, with some marchy areas
St. Croix County

Late afternoon. Almost 7 P.M., Partly cloudy but warm about 82. Tortoiseshell was one of 6 fighting over a woodpile on the edge of the woods. Northern Cresent was on the edge of the woods in tallk grass. Eastern tigers and Giant Swallowtails swirling overhead in the woods.

Northern Crescent

Northern Crescent

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

★ = New county photo record
☆ = New county sighting record