Recent sightings

John J. Collins

Crater Lake, Delaware Water Gap NRA
Sussex County, NJ

Leaderless Walks - 9 participants. Cloudy with sun only a few times.

  • Spicebush Swallowtail 5
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Common Wood-Nymph 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 6

Northern Pearly-eye

Northern Pearly-eye

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Silvery Checkerspot
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Question Mark
  • Eastern Comma
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Red-spotted Purple
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Zabulon Skipper

Silvery Checkerspot

Pearl Crescent

Wild Indigo Duskywing

Spicebush Swallowtail

Silver-spotted Skipper

Caity Craft

12th ave, melbourne beach
Brevard County, FL

  • Atala

Atala

Atala

Curtis A. Lehman

Youghiogheny River Trail
Allegheny County, PA

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 7
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 8
  • Cabbage White 11
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Harvester 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 7
  • American Snout 2
  • Silvery Checkerspot 100+
  • Pearl Crescent 5
  • Question Mark 3
  • Eastern Comma 5
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Viceroy 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 21
  • Northern Pearly-eye 4
  • Monarch 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 6
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 5
  • Least Skipper 3
  • Peck's Skipper 4
  • Zabulon Skipper 12

Silvery Checkerspot

Hackberry Emperor

Question Mark

Harvester

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

Sunny, around 82 degrees. Nice breeze, some humidity. First Viceroy visited cert garden #2490 this afternoon around 13:30.

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Early Hairstreak 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Monarch 2

Ryan Johnson

Pocono Environmental Education Center
Pike County, PA

  • Pearl Crescent 1

Pearl Crescent

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Clouded Sulphur
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Silvery Checkerspot
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Question Mark
  • Eastern Comma
  • Red Admiral
  • Red-spotted Purple
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Least Skipper
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Zabulon Skipper

Andrew Block

192 Macy Rd., Briarcliff Manor,
Westchester County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 5+
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • American Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch common
  • Silver-spotted Skipper common
  • Peck's Skipper common

Jim Wilkinson

Elkhorn Garden Plots, Columbia
Howard County, MD

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 10
  • Orange Sulphur 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 2
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Peck's Skipper 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1
  • Sachem 8
  • Zabulon Skipper 10

Fiery Skipper

Southern Broken-Dash

Bo Zaremba

Lee
Penobscot County, ME

Overnight trip. 8/14 devoted to Dorcas (Clayton’s) Copper. Only a very small section of Clayton’s habitat was looked at so as not to disturb or trample it. 8/15 spent cruising dirt logging roads and adjacent meadows.

  • Cabbage White 4
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Dorcas Copper 13
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 2
  • Aphrodite Fritillary 3
  • Atlantis Fritillary 1
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary 18
  • Eastern Comma 2
  • Gray Comma 1
  • Compton Tortoiseshell 1
  • Mourning Cloak 1
  • Painted Lady 3
  • Red Admiral 3
  • White Admiral 21
  • Viceroy 9
  • Common Wood-Nymph 4

Dorcas Copper

Red Admiral

Gray Comma

White Admiral

Viceroy

Silver-bordered Fritillary

Mourning Cloak

Compton Tortoiseshell

Atlantis Fritillary

Aphrodite Fritillary

Andrew Block

Horace Greeley H.S., Chappaqua,
Westchester County, NY

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 3
  • American Lady 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 3
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 4

Michael Diederich

Battery Park Gardens, Lower Manhattan
New York County, NY

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 25
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 11

Alan Wells

Lily Pond, Harriman State Park
Rockland County, NY

Weekly survey with Della Wells; 9:30 AM to 11:45 PM; partly sunny, air temperature 72-78 F, winds calm.

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Cabbage White 2
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Appalachian Brown 5
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Melissa Bruesehoff

Warren
Macomb County, MI

  • Black Swallowtail 3
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Monarch 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 3

Jim Wilkinson

Blandair Park South Area, Columbia
Howard County, MD

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 4
  • Cabbage White 1
  • Clouded Sulphur 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 1
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Sachem 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 2

Sleepy Orange

Sleepy Orange

Curtis A. Lehman

Forest Hills
Allegheny County, PA

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Black Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail
  • Cabbage White
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Question Mark
  • Eastern Comma
  • American Lady
  • Painted Lady
  • Red Admiral
  • Red-spotted Purple
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Monarch
  • Silver-spotted Skipper
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing
  • Peck's Skipper
  • Zabulon Skipper

Michael Diederich

Battery Park Gardens, Lower Manhattan
New York County, NY

From 12:00 Noon to 12:45 PM.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Cabbage White 25
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Monarch 10
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Common Sootywing 1

Mike Troyan

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
Palm Beach County, FL

  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 5
  • Gulf Fritillary abundant
  • Zebra Heliconian 10
  • White Peacock abundant
  • Viceroy 4
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 4
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 1

Joanne Langabee

Fontenelle Forest
Sarpy County, NE

walked the forest paths recording the number of butterflies and species.

  • Black Swallowtail 5
  • Giant Swallowtail 4
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 12
  • Cabbage White 64
  • Orange Sulphur 20
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 7
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 19
  • Pearl Crescent 10
  • Eastern Comma 6
  • Painted Lady 64
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 3
  • Viceroy 2
  • Hackberry Emperor 1
  • Northern Pearly-eye 34
  • Monarch 18
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 4
  • Least Skipper 29
  • Sachem 5
  • Delaware Skipper 3

Giant Swallowtail

Common Buckeye

'Summer' Spring Azure

Northern Pearly-eye

Monarch

Painted Lady

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Giant Swallowtail

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Hackberry Emperor

Monarch

Viceroy

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Red-spotted Purple

Painted Lady

Least Skipper

Karen Canon

Albuquerque BioPark botanical garden
Bernalillo County, NM

Mid morning. Wild butterflies, not in Butterfly pavilion. Mostly attracted to butterfly bush and New England aster.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Reakirt's Blue 2
  • Painted Lady 6
  • Queen 1
  • Fiery Skipper 2

Orange Sulphur

Fiery Skipper

Reakirt's Blue