Sighting for July 13, 2019

Douglas Johnson

Itasca State Park NABA Count Circle
Hubbard County, MN

27th Annual count for southeast portion of count area by one of four teams with Hillary Stoltz, numbers to be tallied. Mostly along Lake Alice bog area, Spider L. County Forest Rd and Boot Lake Rd. Pretty good day with four teams seeing about 45 species or more. About 74 to 82 F. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Numbers submitted to compiler. Other teams also saw a number of late-for- the-season species such as N. Cloudywings, more CTS’s and Hobomok Skippers. Hairstreaks just starting to emerge. Deer flies were very irksome.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Mustard White
  • Clouded Sulphur
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Pink-edged Sulphur
  • Bog Copper 8
  • Acadian Hairstreak
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary common
  • Atlantis Fritillary common
  • Meadow Fritillary
  • Northern Crescent common
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Gray Comma 1
  • Compton Tortoiseshell 1
  • Mourning Cloak
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral
  • White Admiral
  • Northern Pearly-eye
  • Eyed Brown common
  • Little Wood-Satyr
  • Common Ringlet
  • Common Wood-Nymph
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • European Skipper common
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Tawny-edged Skipper
  • Long Dash
  • Dun Skipper common

Acadian Hairstreak

Pink-edged Sulphur

Long Dash

Silver-spotted Skipper

Bog Copper