Butterfly sighting

Jul 13 2012

Jim Ebner

Location: my yard, Okauchee Lake
Waukesha County

Scarcity of butterflies persists. Butterfly bush and dwarf zinnias deliver what few butterflies are out and about, however. Observed a female Fiery skipper laying eggs on my lawn, and also noticed a scarce web moth nectaring on buddleia.

Ailanthus Webworm Moth

Ailanthus Webworm Moth

Fiery Skipper egg

Fiery Skipper egg