Sighting for September 19, 2017

Andy Birkey

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

Surprising amount of diversity given how late it is in the season for Minnesota. Saw the first Gray Hairstreak I’ve seen in the state thus far, and Fiery Skippers are a first for this park… and the county, I believe.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 11
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Painted Lady common
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 6
  • Monarch 20
  • Least Skipper 2

Fiery Skipper

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Buckeye

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail