Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

Sighting Record 1231445

Observation Notes: 
Several individuals nectaring on blazing star in the northern section of the Newaygo Prairie Nature Sanctuary. 64 degrees, overcast and breezy. They would nectar, go to ground and shiver for a while, then return to nectaring. I could easily approach them to within 1-2 feet, both while nectaring and on the ground.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.45415111039216, -85.72114951648427

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 16:35
Suggested Identification: 
Leonard's Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231223

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed with numerous other butterflies.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.45093802356769, -84.1723231336685

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 15:39
Suggested Identification: 
Silver Spotted Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231222

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed with numerous other butterflies.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4509590203964, -84.17230704041441

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 15:46
Suggested Identification: 
Red Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231221

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed with numerous other butterflies.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.45095819670383, -84.17231599496404

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 15:42
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231220

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed with numerous other butterflies.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.45093527140552, -84.17228558274229

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 14:08
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231219

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed with numerous other butterflies.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.45095506223187, -84.17230704041441

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 15:36
Suggested Identification: 
great spangled fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1230827

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed with many other butterflies.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4509392295713, -84.17231776925047

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 15:33
Suggested Identification: 
giant swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1230826

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed with many other butterflies.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.45099309770871, -84.17233922692259

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 15:47
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1230723

Observation Notes: 
A single individual nectaring in a small patch of Joe-Pye weed along with numerous other butterflies. Warm and sunny.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.45095110406709, -84.17236068459471

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 14:06
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly