Sighting for July 16, 2019

Robert Bell

Tuttle Marsh
Iosco County, MI

Partly Cloudy. 78 to 84 degrees
11AM to 2PM
July skippers are about two weeks late.
Nectar plants - Common Milkweed and Birdfoot Trefoil (by Long Dash)
Excellent numbers of Monarchs currently flying and I have found a lot of Monarch caterpillars.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Pink-edged Sulphur 2
  • Acadian Hairstreak 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 9
  • Northern Crescent 2
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 6
  • American Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 4
  • Northern Pearly-eye 2
  • Eyed Brown 2
  • Monarch 43
  • Peck's Skipper 3
  • Long Dash 4
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Dun Skipper 14