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August 2009 Butterfly Sightings

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August 30, 2009

Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (many)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Viceroy (2)

Wainwright Farms Recreation Area, South Portland, Cumberland Co., ME (A Block)

August 29, 2009

Byssus Skipper (late; unusual, eastern race)

Horseshoe Lake State Park, Monroe Co., IL (J Ziebol, Y Homeyer)

August 28, 2009

Black Swallowtail (48)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (26)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Cloudless Sulphur (12)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (58)
Red-spotted Admiral (5)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (41)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Common Sootywing (1)
Least Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper (4)

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE (J Gutsmuth, C Herz)

August 27, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (40)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Harvester (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (5)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (23)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (9)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Sachem (15)
Zabulon Skipper (20)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)

Old Westbury Gardens, Nassau County, NY (R Kelly)

August 25, 2009

Black Swallowtail (20)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (55)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (13)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (9)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (60)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Common Sootywing (4)
Swarthy Skipper (5)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Sachem (3)
Zabulon Skipper (9)
Broad-winged Skipper (22)

Floyd Bennett Field, Kings Co., NY (R Kelly, E Lamont)

August 25, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (8)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (2) (summer)
American Lady (1)
Monarch (4)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

August 25, 2009

White M Hairstreak (1)

my yard, Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 24, 2009

Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Pearl Crescent (14)
Red-spotted Admiral (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (31)
Least Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Sachem (1)
Zabulon Skipper (12)

Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)

August 24, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (27)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)

Plainsboro Power Line - Scotts Corner to Broadway, NJ (H Kindervatter)

August 23, 2009

Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (several)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (3)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Broad Channel, Queens/Kings Co., NY (A Block)

August 23, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (50+)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (28)(Including 1 Black-form female)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (23)
Pearl Crescent (45)
Eastern Comma (1)
Common Buckeye (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (Red-spotted Purple form) (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1) (With yellow-orange patch)
Monarch (17)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Sachem (4)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (9)
Zabulon Skipper (15)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

August 23, 2009

Black Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (12)
Orange-barred Sulphur (1)
Barred Yellow (11)
Sleepy Orange (9)
Gray Hairstreak (11)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (102)
Zebra Heliconian (76)
Variegated Fritillary (10)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
White Peacock (11)
Viceroy (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (11)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (12)
Delaware Skipper (6)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (4)

Tenoroc-Bridgewater, FL (T Palmer)

August 20, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (55)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (20)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (4)
Monarch (9)
Silver-spotted Skipper (27)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Least Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (33)
Tawny-edged Skipper (8)
Zabulon Skipper (58)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)

Tiffany Creek Preserve, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

August 19, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Southern Dogface (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (12)
Mexican Yellow (3)
Tailed Orange (5)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Leda Ministreak (23)
Marine Blue (25)
Ceraunus Blue (30)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Arizona Metalmark (18)
Palmer's Metalmark (15)
American Snout (3)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Bordered Patch (2)
Tiny Checkerspot (45)
Elada Checkerspot (30)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
California Sister (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Nabokov's Satyr (1)
Red Satyr (1)
Dull Firetip (4)
Arizona Skipper (1)
Desert Cloudywing (1)
Acacia Skipper (1)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (5)
Mournful Duskywing (4)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Orange Skipperling (1)
Sheep Skipper (14)

Florida Canyon, AZ (P Kline)

August 19, 2009

Black Swallowtail (7)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1) (F.B. Field)
Checkered White (2) (Ft. Tilden)
Cabbage White (12+)
Orange Sulphur (40+)
American Copper (6)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (30+) (Summer form)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (8+)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Viceroy (1) (F.B. Field)
Monarch (30+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6+)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1) (Ft. Tilden)
Common Sootywing (2)
Swarthy Skipper (20+)
Least Skipper
Fiery Skipper (8)
Crossline Skipper (1) (F.B. Field)
Sachem (25+)
Zabulon Skipper (6)
Broad-winged Skipper (hundreds)
Salt Marsh Skipper (1) (J. Bay)

Fort Tilden, Floyd Bennett Field, & Jamaica Bay areas, Kings & Queens Co's., NY (T Fiore)

August 19, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (12)

Sayen Gardens, NJ (H Kindervatter)

August 18, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (30+)
Dainty Sulphur (20+)
Harvester (3)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
Hackberry Emperor (8)
Monarch (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)

along the Wisconsin River, N. of Blue River, Grant Co., WI (M Reese)

August 18, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (18)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (40)
Cloudless Sulphur (14)
Sleepy Orange (8)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (3)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (11)
Viceroy (2)
Creole Pearly-eye (2)
Carolina Satyr (90)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (2)

Jericho Lane, Great Dismal Swamp, VA (J Monroe)

August 17, 2009

Great Southern White (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (9)
Large Orange Sulphur (9)
Barred Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (6)
Dainty Sulphur (10)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Cassius Blue (4)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (94)
Julia Heliconian (3)
Zebra Heliconian (226)
Phaon Crescent (134)
Mangrove Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (429)
Ruddy Daggerwing (11)
Monarch (5)
Queen (30)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Hammock Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (16)
Monk Skipper (1)

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, FL (E Golden, E Hernandez)

August 16, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (9)
Black Swallowtail (common)
Giant Swallowtail (common)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Sleepy Orange (8)
Little Yellow (Abundant)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (common)
American Snout (3)
Gulf Fritillary (abundant)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Silvery Checkerspot (common)
Pearl Crescent (abundant)
Question Mark (4)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Viceroy (1)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Southern Pearly-eye (5)
Gemmed Satyr (4)
Carolina Satyr (common)
Monarch (8)
Queen (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (common)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (4)
Clouded Skipper (8)
Least Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (common)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Little Glassywing (4)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Duke's Skipper (8)
Dun Skipper (common)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (abundant)

Thistlethwaite WMA, St. Landry Parish, LA (C Marks)

August 16, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (30)
Orange Sulphur (12)
American Copper (5)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (10)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (40)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Eastern Comma (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (20)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (10)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Zabulon Skipper (2)

Edgewood Preserve, Suffolk Co., NY (R Kelly, G Dadone, M Feder, S Rosenthal, M Tomko, P Tomko)

August 16, 2009

Black Swallowtail (15)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (18)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (1) (Orange form below)
American Lady (4)
Common Buckeye (7)
Common Wood-Nymph (3) (With yellow-orange patch)
Monarch (30+) (Including 1 mated pair)
Silver-spotted Skipper (20)
Dun Skipper (3)
Delaware Skipper (4)
Zabulon Skipper (25+)
Broad-winged Skipper (16)
Aaron's Skipper (5)

Cape May Bird Observatory Garden, South Goshen, NJ (A Loudell)

August 15, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (14)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (11)
Silver-spotted Skipper (36)
Least Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (12)
Dun Skipper (11)
Broad-winged Skipper (3)

Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

August 15, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (Including 1 black form female)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (1) (White form female)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Eastern Comma (2) (1 orange form, 1 black form)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Appalachian Brown (6)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (35+)
Least Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (25+)
Broad-winged Skipper (5)

Lums Pond State Park, DE (A Loudell)

August 15, 2009

Black Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (25+)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Bronze Copper (6)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Painted Lady (1) (Fresh)
Viceroy (8)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (30+)
Least Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper (3)

Along Dutch Neck Road, south of Delaware City and C & D Canal, DE (A Loudell)

August 15, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (54)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (16)
Clouded Sulphur (11)
Orange Sulphur (40)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (17)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (16)
Spring Azure (4) (summer)
American Snout
Variegated Fritillary (10)
Pearl Crescent (50)
Question Mark (3)
American Lady
Painted Lady
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (8)
Red-spotted Admiral (5)
Viceroy (4)
Common Wood-Nymph
Monarch (9)
Silver-spotted Skipper (32)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Horace's Duskywing
Swarthy Skipper (4)
Least Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Little Glassywing (3)
Sachem
Delaware Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (20)
Broad-winged Skipper
Dun Skipper (6)
Salt Marsh Skipper

Eastern Neck NWR, Rock Hall, MD (D Amadio)

August 15, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (2+)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail (2+)
Cabbage White (2+)
Orange Sulphur (2+)
GREAT PURPLE HAIRSTREAK
Spring Azure (2) (summer)
Pearl Crescent (2+)
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye (2+)
Red-spotted Admiral (2+)
Viceroy (2+)
Monarch (2+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2+)

Chesapeake Farms Agricultural & Wildlife, Management Demonstration Area, Chestertown, MD (D Amadio)

August 15, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Monarch (8)

NW Carroll and NE Frederick Counties, MD (J Wilkinson)

August 14, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (33)
Black Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Cabbage White (12)
Orange Sulphur (18)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (5)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (37)
Question Mark (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (13)
Silver-spotted Skipper (24)
Least Skipper (5)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (1)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (8)
Dun Skipper (1)

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, MD (D Bittle, J Gutsmuth, C Herz)

August 14, 2009

Cuban Crescent (1)

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, FL (E Golden)

August 12-13, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (10+)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (50+)
Cabbage White (2)
Lyside Sulphur (20+)
Clouded Sulphur (100+)
Orange Sulphur (100's)
Cloudless Sulfur (50+)
Tailed Orange (15+)
Sleepy Orange (15+)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Marine Blue (15+)
Reakirt's Blue (50+)
Melissa Blue (10+)
American Snout (30+)
Bordered Patch (1)
ROSITA PATCH (1) (state record?)
Painted Lady (5)
Viceroy (4)
Monarch (20+)
Queen (100+)

farmland and riverbank habitat outskirts of Las Cruces, NM (N Arthur, G Arthur)

August 1-12, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (many)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (many)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (many) (Summer form)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (many)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (3)
Monarch 20-25)
Silver-spotted Skipper (many)
Common Sootywing (8)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (20)
Swarthy Skipper (6)
Peck's Skipper (many)
Broad-winged Skipper (6)
Sachem (2)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Staten Island/Richmond Co., NY (C Hagen)

August 12, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Monarch (7)
Least Skipper (14)
Peck's Skipper (11)
Tawny-edged Skipper (12)

Bowman Hill, PA (H Kindervatter)

August 11, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (7)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (14)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Least Skipper (7)
Peck's Skipper (20)
Tawny-edged Skipper (18)
Zabulon Skipper (2)

Bowman Hill, PA (H Kindervatter)

August 11, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (8)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (2) (summer)
Red Admiral (2)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
Viceroy (3)
Monarch (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (10)

Salt Marsh Trail, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

August 10, 2009

Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Common Buckeye (3)(2 Fresh, 1 worn)
Common Ringlet(1)(Fresh; 3rd record for Pelee)

West Beach Trail, Point Pelee NP, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: A R Hall)

August 10, 2009

Black Swallowtail (new brood)
Cabbage White (few)
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur (common)
Pink-edged Sulphur (blueberry barrens)
Harvester (fresh)
American Copper (new brood)
Banded Hairstreak
Spring Azure (Summer form)
Great Spangled Fritillary
Aphrodite Fritillary
Atlantis Fritillary
Silver-bordered Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Northern Crescent
Green Comma (1)
Red Admiral (few)
American Lady (few)
Red-spotted Admiral (white-banded form)
Viceroy
Northern Pearly-eye
Eyed Brown (many)
Common Wood-Nymph (many)
Monarch (few)
Silver-spotted Skipper
Least Skipper
Peck's Skipper (many)
Northern Broken-Dash
Dun Skipper

south-central ME (T Fiore)

August 10, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (85)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (14)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (16)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (12)
Tawny-edged Skipper (6)
Sachem (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (22)

Glen Cove (various locations), Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

August 10, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (45-50) (1 captured by
a European Hornet)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (13)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (19)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (1) (Summer)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Monarch (2)
Peck's Skipper (4)

Henry Hudson Drive, Palisades Interstate Park, Englewood, NJ (V Corsello)

August 9, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (57)(Including 1 mated pair)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (7) (Summer)
Silvery Checkerspot (2) (Worn)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Hackberry Emperor (1) (Fresh)(Very rare here!)
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Least Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (22)

Elk Neck State Park, MD (A Loudell)

August 9, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)(1st of the year)
Monarch (1)

Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 9, 2009

Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (14)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (12)
Barred Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (2)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Little Metalmark (1)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (10)
Viceroy (12)
Carolina Satyr (9)
Monarch (2)
Queen (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Zarucco Duskywing (5)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (11)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Sachem (1)
Byssus Skipper (1)
Monk Skipper (1)
Twin-spot Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (2)

Tosohatcheee WMA, FL (T Palmer)

August 8, 2009

Blackened Bluewing (10th AZ record)

Drainages off the NFS 72 to Temporal Canyon, Patagonia, AZ (H Brodkin, A Day)

August 8, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (5)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Mexican Yellow (10)
Sleepy Orange (4)
Marine Blue (8)
Spring Azure (5)
Zela Metalmark (3)
Ares Metalmark (1)
Bordered Patch (2)
Texan Crescent (1)
Satyr Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Painted Lady (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (7)
California Sister (26)
Nabokov's Satyr (1)
Red Satyr (2)
Dull Firetip (8)
Golden Banded-Skipper (4)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Drusius Cloudywing (1)
Pacuvius Duskywing (2)
Four-spotted Skipperling (9)
Cassus Roadside-Skipper (2)
Bronze Roadside-Skipper (1)
Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper (12)

Ramsey Canyon, AZ (P Kline)

August 8, 2009

Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
American Copper (1)
Coral Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue 4
Spring Azure (8)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (8)
Aphrodite Fritillary (5)
Pearl Crescent (40+)
Eastern Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (9)
Common Wood-Nymph (22)
Monarch (17)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)

Avoca Wildlife Area, Iowa Co., WI (Southern Wisconsin Butterfly Association Field Trip: K & D Legler, A Thering, D Eide, M Reese)

August 8, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (56)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (15)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (23)
Silver-spotted Skipper (23)
Dun Skipper (3)

Hanover Hilltop Farm, Yorktown Heights, Westchester Co., NY (M Diederich)

August 8, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)

Spring Road Butterfly Garden, Spring Road, Chappaqua, Westchester Co., NY ( M Diederich)

August 8, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (68)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)(Including 2 Black-form females)
Cabbage White (12)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Spring Azure (2) (Summer form)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (28)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Common Wood-Nymph (1) (With yellow-orange patch)
Monarch (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (7)

Nottingham County Park, PA (A Loudell)

August 8, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Cabbage White (4)
American Copper (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (4)
Monarch (2)
Southern Cloudywing (3)
Least Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
EUFALA SKIPPER (1)

Peaslee WMA, Cumberland & Cape May Cos., NJ (R Kelly, G Tudor, A Lindberg, M Feder, J Lawrenson)

August 8, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (25)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (15)
American Copper (12)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (13)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (9)
American Lady (5)
Viceroy (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (9)
Monarch (42)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Swarthy Skipper (200+)
Least Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (400+)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Zabulon (5) [All Male]
Broad-winged Skipper (4)

Big Brook County Park, Marlboro, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)

August 8, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spring Azure (1)(summer; well worn)
Silver-spotted Skipper (17)
Zabulon Skipper (4)(all very fresh)

Plainsboro Preserve, NJ (H Kindervatter)

August 8, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (11)
Barred Yellow (18)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (3)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (80)
Zebra Heliconian (8)
Variegated Fritillary (18)
Question Mark (4)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (4)
Viceroy (4)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Carolina Satyr (9)
Queen (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (1)

IMC Peace River Park, FL (T Palmer)

August 7, 2009

Hickory Hairstreak (late)

Reid Conservation Area, ON (Ontario Butterflies Google Group: B Mann)

August 7, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (8)
Cabbage White (9)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Monarch (23)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (29)
Peck's Skipper (20)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Crossline Skipper (1)

Bowman Hill, PA (H Kindervatter)

August 7, 2009

Black Swallowtail (16)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (44)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Pearl Crescent (24)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (5)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (7)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (40)
Silver-spotted Skipper (15)
Least Skipper (3)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (7)
Broad-winged Skipper (6)
Dun Skipper (1)
Salt Marsh Skipper (3)

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE (D Bittle, J Gutsmuth, C Herz)

August 7, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Great Purple Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (summer)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (420)
Question Mark
American Lady
Painted Lady
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (35)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (10)
Appalachian Brown (4)
Common Wood-Nymph (8)
Monarch (17)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Horace's Duskywing
Swarthy Skipper (9)
Least Skipper (10)
Little Glassywing (5)
Delaware Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper
Dion Skipper
Dun Skipper (3)

Blackwater NWR & roadsides of Dorchester County, MD (D Amadio)

August 6, 2009

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Atlantis Fritillary (4)
European Skipper (14) (some are still very fresh!)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (1)

Summit of Mount Bromley, Green Mountain National Forest, VT (A Baytas)

August 6, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (16)
Clouded Sulphur (12)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Pearl Crescent (13)
Eastern Comma (6)
Viceroy (3)
Appalachian Brown (2)
Monarch (11)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (5)
Broad-winged Skipper (10)

Hurd Corners, Dutchess Co., NY (R Kelly)

August 5, 2009

Clouded Sulphur (1)
Melissa Blue (30+) (Karner)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (6)
Monarch (3)
Northern Broken-Dash (5)
Dun Skipper (2)

Emmons Creek Fishery Area, Portage Co., WI (M Reese)

August 5, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (13)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Northern Pearly-eye (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (94)
Monarch (9)

124 Stump Pond Road, Youngsville, NY (R Davis)

August 5, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (6)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (4) (summer)
Question Mark (7)
Eastern Comma (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Viceroy (3)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Monarch (18)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper (12)

Butterfly Garden, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

August 4, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail (10)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (3)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (7)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Tailed Orange (2)
Sleepy Orange (4)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Leda Ministreak (7)
Marine Blue (6)
Arizona Metalmark (1)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Variegated Fritillary (9)
Elada Checkerspot (2)
Texan Crescent (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Red Satyr (3)
Queen (20)
Golden Banded-Skipper (2)
Northern Cloudywing (8)
Acacia Skipper (2)
Golden-headed Scallopwing (4)
White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Orange Skipperling (1)
Cassus Roadside-Skipper (1)
Bronze Roadside-Skipper (1)

Brown Canyon, AZ (P Kline)

August 2-4, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (4)
Banded Hairstreak (3)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (5)
Atlantis Fritillary (15)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Viceroy (1)
Northern Pearly-eye (4)
Common Ringlet (3)
Monarch (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (1)
Dun Skipper (8)

Rutland County, VT (A Baytas)

August 3, 2009

Bronze Copper

Koteewi Park Hamilton Co., IN (S Cartwright)

August 3, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (17)
Spicebush Swallowtail (13)
Cabbage White (110)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
American Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (12)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Sootywing (1)
Least Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (15)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (2)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Broad-winged Skipper (1)

Planting Fields Arboretum, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly)

August 3, 2009

Black Swallowtail (11)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (15)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (5) (summer)
Question Mark (8)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Monarch (6)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Backyard Butterfly Garden, Brooklyn, NY (V Corsello)

August 3, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Monarch (31)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (14)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Sachem (1)

Bowman Hill, PA (H Kindervatter)

August 2, 2009

Pipevine Swallowtail
Two-tailed Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Lyside Sulphur
Mexican Yellow
Juniper Hairstreak
Marine Blue
Western Pygmy-Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Zela Metalmark
Ares Metalmark
Monarch
Queen
Variegated Fritillary
Theona Checkerspot
Bordered Patch
Elada Checkerspot
Common Buckeye
Painted lady
Red-spotted Purple
Arizona Sister
Red Satyr
Dull Firetip (100s)
Golden-banded Skipper
Northern Cloudywing
Acacia Skipper
Mournful Duskywing
Funereal Duskywing
Desert Checkered-Skipper
Many-spotted Skipperling
Orange Skipperling
Pahaska Skipper
Large Roadside-Skipper
Bronze Roadside-Skipper

Garden Canyon of Ft. Huachuca, AZ (A Day, H Brodkin)

August 2, 2009

Black Swallowtail (1)(male)
Cloudless Sulphur (3-4)
Gulf Fritillary (>25)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (>20)
Monarch (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (>20)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (100s)

Eunice Restored Prairie, St. Landry Parish, LA (C Marks)

August 2, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Sachem (1)

Butterfly garden, Silver Springs, MD (E Raun)

August 1, 2009

95 total species, highlights below
Hepburn's Metalmark (6th record for AZ, new to count)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Pine Satyr (1)
Many-spotted Skipperling (60)
Long-tailed Skipper (new to count)
Elissa Roadside-Skipper

Ramsey Canyon Count, Cochise County, AZ (H Brodkin and others)

August 1, 2009

Broad-banded Swallowtail

NABA/NBC Mission, TX (T Pendleton, J & D Dauphin, C Traylor)

August 1, 2009

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)
Monarch (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (13)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (6)
Dun Skipper (1)

Manorville, Suffolk County, NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

August 1, 2009

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur
Bronze Copper (2)
Monarch (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (17)
Least Skipper (2)
Sachem
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Broad-winged Skipper (27)
DION SKIPPER

C&D Canal Wildlife Area,Reedy Point, DE (D Amadio)

August 1, 2009

Black Swallowtail (15)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (40)
Orange Sulphur (22)
Cloudless Sulphur
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Question Mark
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye (8)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (14)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Least Skipper
Delaware Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper
Broad-winged Skipper (6)

Bombay Hook NWR, Smyrna, DE (D Amadio)

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