Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1202928

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta

Observation date: April 20, 2019
Date notes: The day was the warmest so far this year, about 72 F, sunny and among trees so little to no wind in this location.
Submitted by: sommerfugl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Walking along a bike path near Viola, MN and saw 2 Red Admiral butterflies sunning themselves in the afternoon light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: April 28, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Olmsted County