Sighting for August 9, 2018

Mike Reese, Kate Redmond

Forest Beach Migratory Preserve
Ozaukee County, WI

Still lots of nectar sources although the milkweed is gone. The Monarch count is down from the 175 that I had on July 24 when I had 14 mated pairs. Today we had only four mated pairs.

  • Black Swallowtail 11
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 12
  • Clouded Sulphur 23
  • Orange Sulphur 15
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 18
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 15
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 66
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 17
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Viceroy 4
  • Common Wood-Nymph 5
  • Monarch 147
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6