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Butterfly Report- September 2014

Local butterfly experts at the Kitty Todd Nature Preserve in Swanton, Ohio surveyed quite a few species over the weekend.  See their list of finds below.

32 Eastern Tail Blue

1 Buckeye

1 Silver Spotted Skipper

44 Clouded Sulphurs

20 Orange Sulphurs

57 Cabbage

14 Pearl Crescents


19 American Coppers

1 Pecks Skipper

8 Wild Indigos

4 Viceroy

7 Great Spangled Frits

3 Monarchs

5 Spicebush SW

1 Tawny Edged

1 Red Admiral


2 Painted Ladies