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Spotting

Description:

Yellow and brown butterflies were flapping their wings furiously while sunning theirselves in the mud.

Habitat:

Former US Army base near Seneca lake.

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3 Comments

auntnance123
auntnance123 9 years ago

Sorry I can't help with the ID, but I found this interesting. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mud-puddlin...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Yes Anna I saw many times in Sunshine they seat in group exactly in wet portion of surface.

AnnaWhipkey
AnnaWhipkey 9 years ago

butterflies drink from mud puddles, in addition to the moisture they get minerals and salts

Brian M
Spotted by
Brian M

New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2011
Submitted on Jul 22, 2011

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