Sighting for July 11, 2019

Douglas Johnson

N Plantagenet L Rd and White Cedar Lane
Hubbard County, MN

Numbers of European Skippers have unfortunately exploded in No. Central Minnesota this summer; 1:40 to 3 p.m., 80F; milkweed and thistles in bloom; farmers are haying to beat the band.

  • Mustard White 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 6
  • Silvery Checkerspot 20
  • Northern Crescent common
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 8
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell 1
  • White Admiral 2
  • Northern Pearly-eye 3
  • Eyed Brown 4
  • Common Wood-Nymph 2
  • Monarch 5
  • European Skipper abundant
  • Long Dash 2
  • Dun Skipper 6

Dun Skipper

Great Spangled Fritillary

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Baltimore Checkerspot