Here are some photos of butterflies from the area in the summer of 2010. This has been an excellent year for butterflies.
Common Checkered Skipper by Doug Overacker
Gray Hairstreak by Doug Overacker in the prairie at Buck Creek State Park
Silvery Checkerspotss by Larry Jeanblanc
Common Buckeye by Doug Overacker
Here are some pictures by Larry Jeanblanc in August 2009. The Swarthy Skippers have shown up at the prairie again.