Sighting for August 9, 2022

Ethan Brown

Sand Ridge State Forest
Mason County, IL

“Butterfly Goldmine of the Midwest”

  • Giant Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 30+
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 3+
  • Little Yellow 8+
  • Harvester 1
  • American Copper 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 5
  • American Snout 3
  • Pearl Crescent 4
  • Question Mark 4+
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Gray Comma 2
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Red-spotted Purple 30+
  • Hackberry Emperor 50+
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 30+
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 3
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2
  • Dun Skipper 1