Sighting for June 15, 2016

Rick Borchelt

Gensburg-Markham Prairie
Cook County, IL

Tallgrass prairie remnant, mesic to wet. Abundant nectar sources, low butterfly diversity. Walked about 1.5 mi through the Markham trail system from 3:30-5:30. Hot, humid, sunny with light breeze.

  • Cabbage White 9
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Red-spotted Admiral 1
  • Viceroy 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 3
  • Two-spotted Skipper common

Viceroy

Tawny-edged Skipper

Two-spotted Skipper