04/24/2019 - 13:14

Submitted by John Shier on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:23
Location: 
Species: 
Painted lady
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 13:14
Number Observed: 
1
Type: 
First butterfly of the season
Wind Speed: 
4
Wind Direction: 
180.00
Description/Notes: 
Rosemount, Minnesota. I have never seen any butterfly nectaring at bloodroot, so this is a first. I take the butterfly to be a painted lady (you might see if you agree). [Confirmed from attached photo.] Such early butterflies find few food resources. N 44.7568 W -92.9834 John