||40 Acre Lake parking lot - meet at 9:00 am
We gather at the Elm Lake picnic ground at 12:30 to tally our preliminary results and eat our sack lunches.
|What to Bring:
||Lunch, drinking water, mosquito repellant, sun protection, and (if you have them) butterfly field guides, close-focusing binoculars and camera
||All levels welcome - especially beginners
Experienced leadership for all groups
Enthusiasm and love of butterflies and the outdoors
||North American Butterfly Association fee of $3.00 for each participant. Park entry fee is waived for butterfly counters.
||15 mile diameter circle. In the morning we focus primarily on several areas within the Park. Those who wish to continue in the afternoon can survey other areas within the circle.
||The first count in 1995 observed 392 butterflies of 30 species.
The record count of 2001 saw 5340 butterflies of 57 species.
|An Eastern Tailed-Blue, a species never previously reported at
Brazos Bend, became the 101st species on the Park Checklist.
There was also a record number of 317 Phaon Crescents. A total
of 1181 individuals of 42 species were reported.
||Compiler - Rich Jespersen email@example.com.
It is not necessary to pre-register.
||A list of Butterflies of Brazos Bend State Park.