Terns, Butterflies, and Dragonflies at Shabbona Lake State Park

Stacia and I decided to spend a few hours last Sunday at Shabbona Lake State Park with Bella. It was hotter than we expected and bird activity was pretty low. But we did manage to see quite a bit of interesting butterflies and some Forster’s Terns hunting in the lake.

Me at Shabbona Lake State Park

Forster's Tern

Forster's Tern

Forster's Tern Diving

Dragonfly

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Monarch
Monarch Butterfly

Happy sundog, Bella Nova Scotia
Bella Nova Scotia

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