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August 2011 Butterfly Sightings

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August 31, 2011

Great Southern White (yard butterfly #118)

Carr Canyon, Cochise Co., AZ (H Brodkin)

August 1-31, 2011

Black Swallowtail (1)
Mustard White (1)
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Pink-edged Sulphur (few)
Harvester
American Copper
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (fairly worn)
Great Spangled Fritillary
Aphrodite Fritillary (few)
Atlantis Fritillary (few)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (many)
Meadow Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Northern Crescent
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Gray Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (12+)
Red Admiral
American Lady
Common Buckeye (5+) (usually scarce in ME)
Red-spotted Admiral (100+) (northern white-banded form)
Viceroy
Northern Pearly-eye
Eyed Brown (faded)
Common Ringlet (many)
Common Wood-Nymph (500+)
Monarch (15+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (several)
Least Skipper (second brood)
Leonard's Skipper (4)
Peck's Skipper
Tawny-edged Skipper
Northern Broken-Dash (very old)

central ME (T Fiore)

August 31, 2011

Common Buckeye

Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)

August 30, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (19)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (79)
Red-banded Hairstreak (40)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (5)
Common Buckeye (4)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Appalachian Brown (1)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (11)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Southern Cloudywing (4)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Clouded Skipper (7)
Least Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (45)
Whirlabout (3)
Byssus Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (5)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (4)

Private property, Bibb Co., GA (R & J Payne)

August 29, 2011

Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Bronze Copper
Variegated Fritillary
Silver Spotted Skipper
Least Skipper
Fiery Skipper

Broome Co., NY (B Grosek)

August 29, 2011

Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Question Mark (5)
Common Buckeye (2)
Monarch (9)

Lido Beach Preserve, Point Lookout, Nassau Co., NY (post Hurricane Irene, compare to posting of August 13th) (S Rosenthal)

August 29, 2011

Cabbage White (19)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
American Snout (1)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (2)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (3)
Viceroy (1)
Monarch (13)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Horaces's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (9)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Least Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (3)
Broad-winged Skipper (1)

Richard W. DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ (V Corsello)

August 28, 2011

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Phaon Crescent (common)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (common)
Dion Skipper (5-6)
Duke's Skipper (common)
Dun Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (3)

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

August 27, 2011

White M Hairstreak

Decatur Co., TN (B Jones)

August 26, 2011

Giant Swallowtail (1)(1st ever at this location)

Spring Road Butterfly Garden, Spring Road, Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)

August 26, 2011

Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (30)
Orange Sulphur (3)(including 1 white female)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (12)
Least Skipper (3)

Elkhorn Garden Plots, Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 26, 2011

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (16)
Gray Hairstreak (6)
Red-banded Hairstreak (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
American Snout
Variegated Fritillary (12)
Pearl Crescent (4)
American Lady
Common Buckeye (13)
Monarch (12)
Silver-spotted Skipper (9)
Horace's Duskywing (7)
Common Checkered-Skipper
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (30)
Sachem (60)
Dion Skipper
Brazilian Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (4)

Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Norfolk, VA (D Amadio)

August 25, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Sleepy Orange (9)
Harvester
Red-Banded Hairstreak (22)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary
Pearl Crescent (9)
Question Mark (4)
Common Buckeye (13)
Red-spotted Admiral (7)
Viceroy (2)
Carolina Satyr (60)
Monarch
Silver-spotted Skipper
Common Checkered-Skipper
Common Sootywing
Sachem (3)
Zabulon Skipper
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
Carolina Roadside-Skipper

Great Dismal Swamp NWR, Washington Ditch & Jericho Ditch, VA (D Amadio)

August 24, 2011

Giant Swallowtail (1) (2nd ever here)

Kintnersville PA (M Spingola)

August 22, 2011

Cabbage White (50+)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Pink-edged Sulphur (12)
Harvester (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (7)
Aphrodite Fritillary (15)
Atlantis Fritillary (3)
Purplish Fritillary (66)(most nectaring on goldenrod)
Eastern Comma (1)
Gray Comma (5)
Mourning Cloak (12)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (8)
Red-spotted Admiral (15)(white banded)
Viceroy (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (2)
Monarch (2)

County A, Douglas Co., WI (D Hanson, D Bratley)

August 21, 2011

Black Swallowtail (24)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Cabbage White (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (Dozens)
Monarch (20+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Sachem (20+)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Aaron's Skipper (20+)

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

August 21, 2011

Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Common Buckeye (3)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Sachem (8)
Peck's Skipper (2)

Backyard, Bear, DE (A Loudell)

August 20, 2011

Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (71)

Edgewood (Oak Brush Plains) Preserve, Deer Park, NY (S Rosenthal)

August 20, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (14)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (25)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (20)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Monarch (24)
Silver-spotted Skipper (25)
Peck's Skipper (2)

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

August 20, 2011

Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (10)
Sleepy Orange
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-Banded Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure (summer) (2)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (9)
Monarch (3)
Silver-Spotted Skipper (2)
Swarthy Skipper
Tawny-Edged Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (3)

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, PA (D Amadio)

August 20, 2011

Black Swallowtail (40+)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10+)
Cabbage White (4)
Bronze Copper (8) (All which displayed upper wings were males!)
Common Buckeye (Dozens)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Viceroy (1) (Unusually small)
Silver-spotted Skipper (18)
Least Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (1)

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

August 20, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (2)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Sachem (17)
Delaware Skipper (2)

Governor Bridge Natural Area, MD (R Borchelt)

August 17, 2011

Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (abundant)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Creole Pearly-eye (1)(male)
Pearly-eyes sp. (4)
Carolina Satyr (10)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Little Glassywing (2)
Delaware Skipper (common)
Duke/Dion Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (3)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (1)

Tickfaw State Park, Livingston Parish, LA (C Marks)

August 16, 2011

Black Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (14)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (15)
Silvery Checkerspot (3)
Pearl Crescent (25)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Viceroy (3)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Northern Pearly-eye (5)
Monarch (7)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (10)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (7)
Peck's Skipper (12)

State Game Land #117, PA (J Monroe)

August 15, 2011

Giant Swallowtail (1)
White Angled-Sulphur (1)
Yellow Angled-Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (5)
Fatal Metalmark (4)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Queen (1)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (1)

Solar Drive, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)

August 14, 2011

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Dark Kite-Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Florida White (1)
Great Southern White (2)
Southern Dogface (1)
White Angled-Sulphur (1)
Yellow Angled-Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (35)
Large Orange Sulphur (45)
Lyside Sulphur (40)
Little Yellow (35)
Mimosa Yellow (2)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (25)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (10)
Western Pygmy-Blue (3)
Ceraunus Blue (15)
Fatal Metalmark (25)
Rounded Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Pixie (5)
American Snout (30)
Gulf Fritillary (50)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Mexican Fritillary (2)
Bordered Patch (4)
Vesta Crescent (30)
Phaon Crescent (100)
Pearl Crescent (15)
White Peacock (4)
Mexican Bluewing (1)
Dingy Purplewing (1)
Common Mestra (1)
Tropical Leafwing (6)
Tawny Emperor (25)
Queen Danaus (125)
Soldier (1)
Brown Longtail (7)
Brown-banded Skipper (1)
White-patched Skipper (2)
White Checkered-Skipper (10)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (14)
Laviana White-Skipper (10)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (1)
Julia's Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (15)
Southern Skipperling (5)
Fiery Skipper (25)
Whirlabout (10)
Southern Broken-Dash (20)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (4)
Eufala Skipper (3)

National Butterfly Center, TX (J Glassberg)

August 14, 2011

Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Checkered White (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur (10)
Orange Sulphur (10)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (20)
Great Spangled Fritillary (5)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (30)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (5)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (20)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (50)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (10)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Sachem (3)

Cedar Hills Sand Prairie Preserve, IA (T Jantscher)

August 14, 2011

Black Swallowtail (1)
Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (7)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Viceroy (2) (very dark)
Checkered-Skipper (common)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (common)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Salt Marsh Skipper (1)

Cameron Prairie NWR, Cameron Par., LA (C Marks)

August 14, 2011

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Western Pigmy-Ble (1)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Horace's Duskywing (8)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (abundant)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (common)
Eufala Skipper (7)
Salt Marsh Skipper (15+)
Obscure Skipper (9)
Bay Skipper (2)

Grand Chenier, Cameron Par., LA (C Marks)

August 14, 2011

Giant Swallowtail

Binghamton, NY (B Grosek)

August 14, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)(dark female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (25)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Sleepy Orange (1) (1st one here this summer)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (12)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Sachem (4)
Least Skipper (3)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (2)(male & female)

Elkhorn Garden Plots, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 14, 2011

Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Sleepy Orange (10)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (50)
Gulf Fritillary (10)(All males)
Pearl Crescent (20)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Carolina Satyr (30)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Hoary Edge (2)
Southern Cloudywing (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Confused Cloudywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Fiery Skipper (60)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Little Glassywing (1)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Byssus Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Private property in Bibb Co., GA (J & R Payne)

August 13, 2011

Pipevine Swallowtail (5)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (9)
Cloudless Sulphur (8)
Sleepy Sulphur (20+)
Little Yellow (6)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (abundant)
Gulf Fritillary (25+)
American Snout (3)
Pearl Crescent (10+)
Phaon Crescent (10)
Common Buckeye (2)
Viceroy (3)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (7)
Monarch (6-7)
Horace's Duskywing (20+)
Common Checkered-Skipper (15+)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (15+)
Least Skipper (5)
Northern Broken-Dash (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (15+)
Dun Skipper (2)
Delaware Skipper (1) (a fresh very dark female)
Duke's Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (1)

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

August 13, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (50+) (Including at least 10 Black form females)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (3)
Spring Azure (1) (Summer)
Eastern-Tailed Blue (5)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Silvery Checkerspot (6)
Eastern Comma (10)
Gray Comma (2)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (25+)
Red-spotted Admiral (1) (Red-spotted Purple form)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)
Least Skipper (2)

Little Red School House path to Wolf Road, Cook County Forest Preserve, IL (A Loudell)

August 13, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (12)
Zebra Swallowtail (1)
Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (25+)
Checkered White (1)
Orange Sulphur (20+)
Sleepy Orange (15)
Little Yellow (30+)
Cloudless Sulphur (100+)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
REAKIRT'S BLUE (4) (only 2nd sighting in Tennessee)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (100+)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Silvery Checkerspot (20+)
Question Mark (50+)
Eastern Comma (3)
Red Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (50+)
Red-spotted Admiral (10)
Viceroy (8)
Hackberry Emperor (100+)
American Snout (100+)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (20+)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (5)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1)
Fiery Skipper (100+)
Sachem (20+)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)

Eagle Lake Wildlife Refuge in Shelby Co., TN (B Jones)

August 13, 2011

Black Swallowtail (5)
GIANT SWALLOWTAIL (1)(nectaring on mimosa for 5 minutes)
Cabbage White (20+)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Question Mark (25+)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)(worn)
Common Buckeye (12+)
Monarch (20+)
Common Sootywing (1)

Lido Beach Preserve, Point Lookout, Nassau Co., NY (S Rosenthal)

August 13, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Black Swallowtail (12)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (20)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Monarch (9)
Silver-spotted Skipper (12)
Peck's Skipper (3)

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

August 12, 2011

Cabbage White (50+)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)(white admiral)
Viceroy (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (1)Monarch (1)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Sachem (8)

Coal Dock Rd., Washburn, WI (D Hanson, D Bratley)

August 12, 2011

Black Swallowtail (14)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (6)
Orange Sulphur (30)
Sulphur sp. (white form)
American Copper
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red-Banded Hairstreak (13)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (12)
Spring Azure (summer) (4)
American Snout
Variegated Fritillary (11)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma
Anglewing sp. (2)
American Lady (4)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (38)
Red-Spotted Admiral (2)
Viceroy (2)
Monarch (32)
Silver-Spotted Skipper (11)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Least Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (13)
Aaron's Skipper (abundant on white clover)
Salt Marsh Skipper (also abundant on white clover)

Bombay Hook NWR, Smyrna, DE (C Herz, J Gutsmuth, D Amadio)

August 12, 2011

Black Swallowtail (20)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Orange Sulphur
Bronze Copper (6)
Anglewing sp.
Common Buckeye (16)
Monarch (3)
Silver-Spotted Skipper (4)
Least Skipper (11)
Dun Skipper

Dutch Neck Rd., C&D Canal, DE (C Herz, J Gutsmuth, D Amadio)

August 12, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (many)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)(near Rohrersville)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Common Buckeye (many)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Monarch (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)

various locations, Washington Co., MD (J Wilkinson)

August 12, 2011

Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Swarthy Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (3)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Zabulon Skipper (5)
Broad-winged Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (1)

Thomas Gardens plant nursery, VA (R Borchelt)

August 11, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Pink-edged Sulphur (10)
Spring Azure (3) (Summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Aphrodite Fritillary (2)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (1)
Northern Crescent (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (Dozens) (Including at least 8 White Admirals)
Viceroy (12)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (10)

Black River State Forest, Jackson County, WI (A Loudell)

August 10, 2011

Cabbage White (10)
Checkered White (1)
Eastern Comma (2)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)

Temperance River State Park, MN (A Loudell)

August 10, 2011

Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)

Wisconsin Welcome Station, near Superior, WI (A Loudell)

August 10, 2011

Cabbage White (4)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (1)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Aphrodite Fritillary (5)
Atlantis Fritillary (1)
Northern Crescent (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)(White Admiral)
Eyed Brown (1)
Common Wood Nymph (2)
Monarch (1)
Dun Skipper (5)

Off Wabeno Rd., near Washburn, WI (D Hanson, D Bratley)

August 10, 2011

Orange Sulphur (4)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (superabundant)
Monarch (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Aaron's Skipper (12)
Salt Marsh Skipper (50)

Bombay Hook NWR DE (R Borchelt)

August 9, 2011

Great Spangled Fritillary (2)
Green Comma (2)
Compton Tortoiseshell (3)
Red-spotted Admiral (3) (White Admiral)

Neys Provincial Park, along Lake Superior, ON (A Loudell)

August 8, 2011

COMMON CHECKERED-SKIPPER (1) (only second record here)

Ward Pound Ridge Res., Westchester Co., NY (H Zirlin)

August 8, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Pearl Crescent (16)
Common Buckeye (super abundant)(many very fresh individuals)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (common)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Least Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)

Lilypons Water Garden, MD (R Borchelt)

August 8, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Least Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (13)

Hoyles Mill Conservation Park, MD (R Borchelt)

August 7, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (4)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1) (female)
Zabulon Skipper (2) (male and female)
Dun Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)

Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)

August 7, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (26)
Spicebush Swallowtail (30)
Cabbage White (60)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (4)(summer)
Great Spangled Fritillary (14)
Silvery Checkerspot (5)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Monarch (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (45)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (5)
European Skipper (10)
Peck's Skipper (7)

Power line cut Wolf Run Rd., PA (J Monroe)

August 6, 2011

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (5)
Cabbage White (7)
Clouded Sulphur (9)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (25)
Spring Azure (8)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (8)
Pearl Crescent (11)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (15)
Viceroy (3)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Northern Pearly-eye (3)
Common Wood-Nymph (6)
Monarch (35)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (2)
Least Skipper (10)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (2)

Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center, Linn Co., IA (T Jantscher)

August 6, 2011

Giant Swallowtail

Salisbury, Litchfield Co., CT (C Smeall)

August 6, 2011

Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur
GULF FRITILLARY (3)
Question Mark (2)
Red-spotted Admiral
Monarch (6+)
Silver-spotted Skipper

Quogue Wildlife Refuge, (butterfly garden & vicinity) Quogue, Suffolk Co., NY (S Rosenthal)

August 6, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (15)
Cabbage White (100)
Red-banded Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (8)(summer)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (10)
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (50)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (6)
Tawny-edged Skipper (23)
Zabulon Skipper (12)

Christie Estate South, Nassau Co., NY (R Kelly, A Lindberg)

August 6, 2011

Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (31)
Cabbage White (6)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Harvester (10)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Spring Azure (summer) (3)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Common Buckeye
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (8)
Southern Cloudywing
Swarthy Skipper
Peck's Skipper (14)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (5)
Broad-winged Skipper (2)

Tatum Park, Middletown, NJ (D Amadio)

August 5, 2011

Zebra Swallowtail (43)
Black Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (29)
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur (11)
Sulphur sp. (3) (white form)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Red-banded Hairstreak (16)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (18)
Spring Azure (3)(summer)
American Snout (5)
Variegated Fritillary (8)
Pearl Crescent (17)
Question Mark (4)
Eastern Comma
Anglewing sp.
American Lady
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (6)
Red-spotted Admiral (10)
Viceroy
Hackberry Emperor
Tawny Emperor (2) (fresh)
Northern Pearly-eye
Monarch (10)
Silver-spotted Skipper (30)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (20)
Swarthy Skipper (3)
Least Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Tawny-Edged Skipper
Southern Broken-Dash (12)
Little Glassywing (6)
Sachem (2)
Delaware Skipper (2)
Zabulon Skipper (14)
Broad-Winged Skipper
Dun Skipper (3)
Salt Marsh Skipper (2)

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

August 5, 2011

Zebra Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (12)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (3)(summer) Variegated Fritillary
Pearl Crescent
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Common Wood-Nymph
Monarch (14)
Silver- spotted Skipper (9)
Zabulon Skipper (2)

Chesapeake Farms, Chestertown, MD (D Amadio)

August 4, 2011

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (32)
Coral Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blued (1)
Spring Azure (2)(summer)
Eastern Comma (3)
Gray Comma (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (15)(all white banded)
Viceroy (10+)
Monarch (5)
Horace's Duskywing (1)(far north of its normal range)
Dun Skipper (9)

Pleasant Prairie Rd. north of W. River Rd., Burnett Co., WI (M Reese)

August 2, 2011

Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (31)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Sleepy Orange (11)
Red-banded Hairstreak (67)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
American Snout (1)
Pearl Crescent (22)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Creole Pearly-eye (3)
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (75)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Hoary Edge (5)
Southern Cloudywing (3)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Tawny-edged Skipper (3)
Little Glassywing (12)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (1)

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, GA (J Payne, R Payne)

August 1, 2011

Black Swallowtail (5)
Giant Swallowtail (41)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (23)
Spicebush Swallowtail (39)
Cabbage White (46)
Clouded Sulphur (13)
Orange Sulphur (11)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Spring Azure (4) (Summer)
American Snout (1)
Great Spangled Fritillary (3)
Pearl Crescent (28)
Meadow Fritillary (4)
Question Mark (4)
Eastern Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (3) (Red-spotted Purple)
Viceroy (7) (A few very dark)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Common Ringlet (2)
Common Wood-Nymph (8)
Monarch (34)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (6)
Common Sootywing (1) (Very Rare Here)
Least Skipper (8)
Zabulon Skipper (10)

Appalachian Trail Lands From Canal Road To State Route 94, Vernon, NJ (V Corsello)

August 1, 2011

Black Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (14)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (16)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
Cabbage White (17)
Clouded Sulphur (13)
Orange Sulphur (10)
Sulphur sp. (white form) (3)
Gray Hairstreak
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Spring Azure (summer) (2)
Great Spangled Fritillary (7)
Meadow Fritillary (4)
Pearl Crescent (17)
Eastern Comma (2)
Anglewing sp. (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Red-Spotted Admiral
Viceroy (8)
Hackberry Emperor (5)
Common Ringlet (6)
Common Wood-Nymph (5)
Monarch (29)
Silver-Spotted Skipper
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Least Skipper (65)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Tawny-Edged Skipper
Northern Broken-Dash (3)
Zabulon Skipper (6)

Appalachian Trail Lands Rt 94 to Rt517, Vernon, NJ (D Amadio)

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