Sighting for June 10, 2017

Jerry McCormick

St. Louis County, MN

These butterflies were seen within a 25 foot diameter clearing on the summit of a high hill; a location I know as a hot spot. At 82 degrees, the butterflies were all revved-up and chasing each other nearly constantly.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Silvery Checkerspot 3
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Arctic Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 3
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper 1

Silvery Checkerspot

Northern Cloudywing

Pepper and Salt Skipper