Butterfly sighting

May 13 2012

Jim Otto

Location: Yellowstone Lake State Park & Yellowstone Lake State Wildlife Area
Lafayette County

A perfect day for butterfly photography. I also several Duskywing Skippers and a tiny Grass Skipper all of which I was unable to ID. I was surprised by the number of Question Marks that I saw.

Mourning Cloak

Mourning Cloak

Monarch

Monarch

Gray Hairstreak

Gray Hairstreak

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

American Lady

American Lady

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Giant Swallowtail

Giant Swallowtail

Red Admiral

Red Admiral

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