Mourning Cloak Butterfly – 4/23/24

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 4/23/24

Observation Time: 10:30 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Mourning Cloak Butterfly

Scientific Name: Nymphalis antiopa

Comments: This striking butterfly overwinters as an adult. That is why it is the first butterfly to be seen in early spring.

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