Sighting for October 17, 2016

Babs Padelford

Bellevue
Sarpy County, NE

After 2 days of southerly winds we had a bonanza of butterflies on flowers in our yard. We had 16 species in less than an hour. The most unexpected were 2 Gulf Fritillaries and a Bordered Patch.

  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Bordered Patch 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 3

Bordered Patch

Gulf Fritillary