Sighting for July 20, 2017

Andy Birkey

Coldwater Spring, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Hennepin County, MN

Very warm and humid day. Temps upper 80s. Wild bergamot is blooming en masse. Also, a dying elm tree had Tawny and Hackberry Emperors fighting over sap patches.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 6
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 10
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Eastern Comma 10
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 8
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 30+
  • Delaware Skipper 1

'Summer' Spring Azure

Eastern Comma

Emperors

Tawny Emperor

Great Spangled Fritillary