Sighting for April 17, 2017

Chris Edwards

Shimek State Forest-Farmington Unit
Van Buren County, IA

Goatweed Leafwing is very rare in the state. Eighteen species for the day is unusual for this early in the season.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Juniper Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Gray Comma 2
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 10
  • Goatweed Leafwing 3
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 6