Sighting for June 30, 2020

Andy Birkey

Carlos Avery Wildlife Refuge
Anoka County, MN

Spent the afternoon searching for Two-Spotted Skipper in area where a photo record exists from 2009 (the most recent sighting I know of for MN). No luck. But, saw a huge diversity of species so a good day nonetheless

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Clouded Sulphur common
  • Orange Sulphur common
  • Bronze Copper 3
  • Acadian Hairstreak common
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure common
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 50+
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Northern Crescent common
  • Baltimore Checkerspot 50+
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • Mourning Cloak 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Admiral 2
  • White Admiral 1
  • Viceroy 4
  • Hackberry Emperor 2
  • Eyed Brown 15
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 4
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 11
  • Least Skipper 5
  • Long Dash 25+
  • Northern Broken-Dash 5
  • Delaware Skipper common
  • Mulberry Wing common
  • Broad-winged Skipper common
  • Dion Skipper common
  • Black Dash 1
  • Dun Skipper common

Northern Broken-Dash

Dion Skipper

Northern Broken-Dash