Noon Walk Butterflies

I take a walk over my lunch break, and I count butterflies as I am doing it.  Here are the results of this year’s surveys.  I saw 24 species, 943 total butterflies.  The species where I counted more than one butterfly are on the chart.

2013 butterflies

Much higher than usual eastern tailed-blue numbers this year.

This is a fairly restricted habitat–similar to the suburbs.  Short grass and trees, and not many good butterfly flowers.


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Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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1 Response to Noon Walk Butterflies

  1. juliecache says:

    I am really in awe that you keep track. good food for thought.

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