Butterfly sightings for October 2006

Oct 1 2006

Mike Reese

Location: Avon Bottoms
Rock County

The Painted Lady was my first of the year.

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

Oct 1 2006

Mike Reese

Location: Rotary Gardens, Janesville
Rock County

The Fiery Skippers were mostly males, with only 2 females. The Great Spreadwing shown in the photo was a surprise as it appears to be a late date for an adult in Wisconsin and a county first.

Great Spreadwing

Great Spreadwing

Oct 7 2006

Andy Paulios

Location: County Road F - Reilley Road
Iowa County

Oct 7 2006

Mike Reese

Location: Westfield
Marquette County

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

Oct 7 2006

Joe Peterik

Location: Brown Deer Park
Milwaukee County

The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail must have emerged very recently as its wings were in nearly prefect condition.

Oct 8 2006

Mike Reese

Location: Avoca Wildlife Area
Iowa County

☆ = New county sighting record

Oct 8 2006

Dave Fallow

Location: Madison
Dane County

☆ = New county sighting record

Oct 25 2006

Todd Sima

Location: LWR West Muscada and Blue River Units
Grant County

Oct 30 2006

Dave Fallow

Location: Madison
Dane County