Butterfly sightings for November 2010

Nov 1 2010

Jerry Ziegler

Location: Pickerel Lake Fen Preserve
Walworth County

Spotted this painted lady and one other at The Nature Conservancy's Pickerel Lake Fen Preserve about 3:30 p.m.

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Nov 1 2010

Tim Fenske

Location: North Ave., Middleton
Dane County

Eastern Comma

Eastern Comma

Nov 2 2010

Ann Thering

Location: Middleton
Dane County

Nov 7 2010

Bob Ring

Location: High Cliff State Park near marina
Calumet County

Orange Sulphur was seen searching for a source of nectar. It looked as if it had recently emerged. I didn't see anything in bloom for it to feed from.

Nov 7 2010

Sylvia Edlebeck

Location: Magnolia Bluff County Park and Hwy 81
Rock County

Two clouded sulphurs in a grassy area at Magnolia Bluff County Park, and one seen flying along Hwy 81, west of Beloit. Also two autumn meadowhawk dragonflies at Magnolia Bluff County Park.

Autumn Meadowhawk

Autumn Meadowhawk

Clouded Sulphur

Clouded Sulphur

Nov 7 2010

Ann Thering

Location: My yard
Dane County

I also saw a large bumblebee nectaring on the last blooms in my yard.

Nov 8 2010

Daniel Jackson

Location: Mason Street, Onalaska
La Crosse County

Nov 9 2010

Daniel Jackson

Location: Access trail between parking lot and bike trail. The parking lot is behind the Lakeview Restaurant on the west side of Hwy 35 near the intersection with Mason St.
La Crosse County

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Nov 9 2010

Ginny Nelson

Location: Stricker's Pond in Middleton
Dane County

Nov 9 2010

Stan Rehm

Location: The "back side" (SW corner) of Goose Lake Park, Fitchburg
Dane County

Abundant sunshine and abnormally warm (66 degree) temperatures allowed the sulphurs to fly, mate, and search (mostly in vain) for nectar from the last few dandelions.

Clouded Sulphur

Clouded Sulphur

Nov 10 2010

Daniel Jackson

Location: Fanta Reed Road near La Crosse Airport, La Crosse
La Crosse County