Painted Lady butterflies migrating through Nebraska

It's full on butterfly invasion in central Nebraska.

Most have likely noticed the large amount Painted Lady butterflies in the area as they make their yearly migration south.

We're seeing more of them for this years migration than in recent years.

Just about anywhere you look you can spot one of the golden orange spotted beauties.

September is butterfly migration season.

Experts at Rowe Sanctuary say it took a few distinct factors for so many to be traveling through the state.

"I think good conditions over winter in California and then a lot of moisture here in the great plans in July and august has led to a population bomb this year," said Andrew Pierson with Rowe Sanctuary.

If you've been enjoying one of natures early fall wonders.
Don't expect to see them for much longer, they will soon leave continuing their migration south west to California for the winter.