Butterfly sighting

Aug 11 2012

SWBA LWR Field Trip

Location: Blue River Unit (Grant Co.) and Avoca Unit (Iowa Co.) of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway
Iowa County

This was the 6th annual field trip, to the Lower Wis Riverway, of the Southern Wis Butterfly Association, led by Mike Reese. 17 participants. We found 30 species, tying the 2010 trip. We encountered 12 immigrant species from the south, the highest of the 6 years. The immigrants were Checkered White, Orange Sulphur, Little Yellow, Sleepy orange, Dainty Sulphur, Gray Hairstreak, Red Admiral, Common Buckeye, Monarch, Common Checkered-Skipper, Fiery Skipper and Sachem.