Recent sightings

Rich Kelly

William Cullen Bryant Preserve
Nassau County, NY

First Snout for me at this location.

  • Cabbage White 70
  • Banded Hairstreak 6
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 15
  • American Snout 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Red Admiral 3
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 16
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 1

Silver-spotted Skipper

Painted Lady

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

photo - a black and white anise swallowtail.
Saw an orange yellow and black anise, a yellow and black anise, and a pale yellow and black anise.

  • Anise Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Umber Skipper 1

Anise Swallowtail

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Overcast skies

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Red Admiral 1

John J. Collins

Negri-Nepote Grasslands
Somerset County, NJ

Sunny and warm.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 9
  • Clouded Sulphur 3
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Ron Smith

Fort De Soto Park
Pinellas County, FL

(18-372) Sunny & hot. Lantana was really in bloom, but nothing was it. I had to leave by noon.

  • Giant Swallowtail 1
  • Barred Yellow 12
  • Little Yellow 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 90
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Pygmy-Blue 62
  • Cassius Blue 4
  • Ceraunus Blue 28
  • Little Metalmark 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 38
  • Phaon Crescent 21
  • White Peacock 36
  • White Checkered-Skipper 37
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Monk Skipper 1
  • Obscure Skipper 32

Tropical Checkered-Skipper

Obscure Skipper

Monk Skipper

Little Metalmark

Eastern Pygmy-Blue

Tom Palmer

Marshall Hampton Reserve
Polk County, FL

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Little Yellow 1
  • Sleepy Orange 8
  • Dainty Sulphur 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Red-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 34
  • Zebra Heliconian 5
  • Variegated Fritillary 14
  • White Peacock 2
  • Viceroy 1
  • Horace's Duskywing 6
  • Zarucco Duskywing 2
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Southern Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 4

Jim Wilkinson

Elkhorn Garden Plots, Columbia
Howard County, MD

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 30
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 10
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 4

Pearl Crescent

Monarch

Banded Hairstreak, Little Glassywing

John Heyse

at home, Crockett
Contra Costa County, CA

  • Anise Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Umber Skipper 1

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Sunny and 80 in the afternoon

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Northern Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Peck's Skipper 4

Northern Crescent

Robert Bell

Huron National Forest Rd 4312 and 4311
Alcona County, MI

Sunny. 75 degrees.
12:30 to 3:00PM
Walked a little over 2 miles on single track dirt roads.
Spring Azures quite worn.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 16
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 32
  • Spring Azure 3
  • Northern Crescent 124
  • Tawny Crescent 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 121
  • Common Ringlet 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 2
  • Dreamy Duskywing 2
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 8
  • Indian Skipper 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 61

John and Nancy Crosby

Sea Way NE, Shellman Bluff, GA
McIntosh County, GA

Just talk about ‘em not being here and they show up!!! But we haven’t seen but one Cloudless Sulphur in months. And a couple days ago we had 4 fresh Silver-spotted skippers and today I found one hiding under a hydrangea leaf cooling it in the 97+ degree heat!

  • Little Yellow 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1

Silver-spotted Skipper

Little Yellow

Chris Herz

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Sq., meadow primarily
Chester County, PA

Sun and low 80 degrees, Obs. 9-12

  • Cabbage White 3
  • Clouded Sulphur 2
  • Orange Sulphur 6
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 5
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Red Admiral 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 3
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4

Michael Diederich

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Pound Ridge
Westchester County, NY

From 12:50 - 1:50 PM - with a focus on the meadows adjacent to the Entrance Gate into the Park.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 3
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 9
  • Southern Cloudywing 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Least Skipper 2
  • European Skipper 24
  • Peck's Skipper 2
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 2
  • Little Glassywing 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 1

Jim Wilkinson

River Hill, Clarksville
Howard County, MD

seen at a public pool

  • American Snout 1

American Snout

Douglas Johnson

NABA Nevis Count Circle
Hubbard County, MN

Portion of the 25th Annual NABA count in circle area near Crow Wing River, in Paul Bunyan State Forest and Shingobee L. area on edge of Chippewa NF; 67 to 73 F., mostly cloudy in p.m.; good flowering of prairie phlox but late spring and little summer weather meant little emergence yet of small or large frits, hairstreaks or “summer” skippers

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 28
  • Purplish Copper 1
  • Eastern Pine Elfin 1
  • Spring Azure 1
  • Silvery Blue 3
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 1
  • Meadow Fritillary 1
  • Silvery Checkerspot 18
  • Northern Crescent 57
  • Painted Lady 3
  • White Admiral 4
  • Little Wood-Satyr 24
  • Common Ringlet 30
  • Monarch 48
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Juvenal's Duskywing 1
  • Arctic Skipper 2
  • European Skipper 2
  • Indian Skipper 62
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 5
  • Long Dash 1
  • Hobomok Skipper 4

Dreamy Duskywing

Eastern Pine Elfin

Indian Skipper

Silver-bordered Fritillary

Purplish Copper

Juvenal's Duskywing

Common Ringlet

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail

John and Nancy Crosby

Sea Way NE, Shellman Bluff, GA
McIntosh County, GA

Early walk in the neighborhood. Sulphurs surprisingly absent for some time.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Palamedes Swallowtail 2
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Carolina Satyr 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Northern Cloudywing 1
  • Clouded Skipper 3
  • Whirlabout 2
  • Sachem 1

Sachem

Long-tailed Skipper

Horace's Duskywing

Fiery Skipper

Clouded Skipper

Northern Cloudywing

Gulf Fritillary

Palamedes Swallowtail

Palamedes Swallowtail

Harry Zirlin

Hunter Mountain
Greene County, NY

Not much for a gorgeous summer day.

  • Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 20+
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 5
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Silvery Blue 11
  • Harris' Checkerspot 1
  • Northern Crescent 3
  • Gray Comma 2
  • Milbert's Tortoiseshell 1
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Common Ringlet 6
  • Dreamy Duskywing 1
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • European Skipper 40+
  • Indian Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 3

Steven Rosenthal, Steve Walter

Iona Island, near Bear Mountain State Park
Rockland County, NY

highlight of two circuits of the main road, which is bordered by phragmites; early date for Broad-winged Skipper. Banded Hairstreaks were seen at several sites at the base of Bear Mountain St. Park, but none as we hiked up the trail at Doodletown.

Photo by Steve W.

  • Banded Hairstreak 4
  • Broad-winged Skipper 3

Broad-winged Skipper

Lisa Quartararo

Woodbridge
Middlesex County, NJ

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Monarch 1

Andrew Block

Greenwich Village area,
New York County, NY

The admiral was on a parked car and the Question Mark was seen flying around at a stop light.

  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 1